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Contest-Winning Pepperoni Pizza Chili

 Contest-Winning Pepperoni Pizza Chili
Pizza and chili go together like dudes and football in this must-try man food that delivers before halftime. —Jennifer Gelormino, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Hot Italian Sausage Links
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 1 can (16 ounces) hot chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (12 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 package (8 ounces) sliced pepperoni, halved
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, sausage, onion, green pepper and
  • garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • Stir in the salsa, beans, pizza sauce, pepperoni, water, chili
  • powder, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and
  • simmer for 20 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle servings

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Contest-Winning Pepperoni Pizza Chili (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • with cheese. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup chili with 1/4 cup cheese equals 464 calories, 28 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 1,240 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 33 g protein.