Sausage & Bacon White Bean Chili

The perfect comfort food for those chilly nights!

 Pork ribs
 

Cut: Sausage
Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes
Number of Servings: 6

 

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (500 kg) fresh Canadian pork sausage, Italian (mild or hot) or Andouille
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 strips thick cut bacon, cooked and coarsely chopped
  • 3 plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 (19 oz / 540 mL) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (19 oz / 540 mL) cans white kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup / 250 mL beer or sodium- reduced chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) chili powder, or more to taste
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) EACH ground cumin and smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL ) shredded cheese
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced, for garnish

Directions

  1. Remove sausage meat from casings.
  2. In large sauté pan, cook sausage meat over medium-high heat until lightly browned, breaking up larger pieces with spatula, 8-10 minutes. Add onion and garlic; cook 3-4 minutes more. Add bacon, plum tomatoes, bell pepper, crushed tomatoes, beans, beer or stock, chili powder, cumin and paprika; stir to combine. Turn heat to low; cover pan and simmer 10-15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Ladle chili into individual bowls. Top with a dollop of sour cream, sprinkle with cheese and garnish with green onion. Serve with a side salad, garlic toast or tortilla chips.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 

YIELD:

6 servings
 

SERVING SIZE:

1 3/4 cups (425 mL) per serving

Per Serving
Calories 520
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Carbohydrates 39 g
Fiber 9 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 26 g
Sodium 1210 mg
Potassium 627 mg