Dr Victor Gong shows you how to prepare a delicious pot of chili from start to finish. Watch him on ABC's 'Good Morning Delmarva' for his healthy food recipes.
Hot turkey italian sausage
15 Ounce, drained
28 Ounce, undrained and coarsely chopped
Fruity red wine
3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (preferably merlot)
1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly ground
2 Medium, chopped
Ground sirloin/Ground turkey
6 Clove (30 gm), minced
Green bell peppers
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese
1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), shredded
1 Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
2 Remove casings from sausage.
3 In the pan, add sausage, onion, green bell pepper, garlic, ground sirloin and jalapeno.
4 Cook for 8 minutes or until sausage and beef are browned, stirring to crumble.
5 Add chili powder, brown sugar, ground cumin, tomato paste, dried oregano, black pepper and bay leaves.
6 Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
7 Stir in wine, tomatoes, and kidney beans and bring to a boil.
8 Cover, reduce the heat, and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
9 Uncover and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
10 Discard the bay leaves.
11 Sprinkle each serving with cheddar cheese.
A big pot of comforting chili keeps us warm throughout the cold fall months. If you are on the path of healthy, lower calorie cooking, try this easy delicious recipe by Dr. Gong. He shares tips to make your favorite chili recipe healthier. It's a hearty meal especially for protein types.