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Two Bean Chili

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The two bean chili is a beef and sausage chili made with garbanzo and kidney beans. Herbed and spiced with garlic, the two bean chili is cooked along with vegetables. Made with added olives and cheese, the two bean chili can be served over or with rice for a full meal.
  Sweet italian sausage 1 Pound, removed from casing
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Green pepper 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chili powder 3 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano leaves 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Italian style tomatoes 56 Ounce, undrained (Two 28 Ounce Can)
  Worcestershire sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Tabasco pepper sauce 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned chickpeas 20 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Canned red kidney beans 15 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)

In large heavy saucepot or Dutch oven cook sausage, beef, onions, green pepper and garlic about 20 minutes or until meats are browned and vegetables are tender; drain off fat.
Stir in flour, chili powder, cumin, basil, oregano and salt; cook 1 minute.
Add tomatoes; break up with fork.
Stir in Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco sauce.
Cover and simmer 1 hour, adding water if necessary; stir occasionally.
Stir in chick peas and kidney beans.
Cook until heated through.
Serve with sliced olives, chopped onion, chopped green pepper, chopped tomato, shredded cheese and rice, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 248 Calories from Fat 99

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.1%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 28.5 mg9.5%

Sodium 743 mg31%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.2%

Dietary Fiber 6 g23.9%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 14 g28.8%

Vitamin A 31.1% Vitamin C 37.6%

Calcium 13.2% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Two Bean Chili Recipe