"Loaded with ground beef and Polish sausage, red wine, tomatoes, bell pepper, and as spicy as you like it... Made this way, it has a serious bite!" — Monica M.
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kielbasa sausage, cut into 1 inch pieces
green bell pepper, chopped
chopped jalapeno pepper
2 (28 ounce) cans
whole peeled tomatoes, mashed, liquid reserved
chili powder, or to taste
2 (15.5 ounce) cans
pinto beans, drained
Great recipe, very tasty with some kick. I found using Andouie sausage instead of the kielbasa and adding a little habenero pepper makes it a very spicy and tasty chili.
I did not care for this recipe.
Wow is all I can say. I used stewed tomatoes instead of the plain whole tomatoes and I used banana peppers instead of bell peppers. I also added quite a bit more chili powder as we like oour chili spicy. This is one of the best Chili recipes I have ever tried. Thanks for the great recipe Monica. A must try.....
I made this recipe for a chili cook-off and won!!! Its easy and tasty. It does say to reserve the juice from the tomatoes but doesnt tell you how much to reserve, so I used it all. I also dont drink and substituted the wine with alcohol free wine, no one could tell the difference.
This is a very interesting tasting chili. I love Merlot, and the wine taste is very distinctive in this chili. This is a recipe that can easily be adapted to ones taste, such as maybe using diced tomatoes instead of whole, chili beans instead of pintos and adjusting the amount of spice. But I just made it as written and I really like it alot. It is in the crock pot simmering now and my husband is going to love the addition of the kielbasa. Thank you Monica, I really like this chili!
Phenomenal Taste! So hearty and easy to make! I made this for my company chili-cook off and it was completely GONE in 10 minutes! I will make this again soon! Go Bears!
We did not find this spicy at all, so I added about 1/2t cayenne pepper. Doubled the chili powder to get the right flavor for us. I used pre-cooked bacon, which lost all crispiness once combined (it had the consistency of uncooked bacon - bleck!) - next time, I'd either use real bacon or crumble pre-cooked on the top of each bowl.
My husband did this one ALL by himself! It turned out soo yummy, we ate the whole thing! Topped it with chedder cheese, and a yummy italian loaf with butter...will definately let him cook more often! haha
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Monica's He-Man Chili
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 199
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