Family Style Chili

There’s delicious flavor with a classic comfort food. Here’s another one of my Family Style Chili recipes with a touch of sweetness and just the right amount of kick. Makes enough for one family meal plus enough for lunch leftovers. Serve with your favorite toppings.

Family Style Chili


  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, browned and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced and seeded or unseeded depending on amount of heat you prefer
  • 1 15-ounce can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 15-ounce can corn, drained
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 15-ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Taco seasoning
  • 2-3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Shredded Cheddar cheese (optional)
  • Chopped onion (optional)
  • Dairy sour cream (optional)
  • Crushed red pepper (optional)


  1. In a skillet, cook and stir sausage, onion and garlic over medium heat until sausage is browned and onion is tender. Drain off fat.
  2. Add to slow cooker sausage mixture, jalapeno, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, corn, tomatoes, tomato sauce and seasonings. Set slow cooker to low setting and cook 6-8 hours.
  3. To serve, ladle chili into bowls or homemade bread bowls. If desired, top each serving with cheese, chopped onion, and/or sour cream, cilantro and crushed red pepper.

 What do you serve with your Chili?

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Noel is a CEO and Mother of 4 who can be found blogging from her home office, who's passionate about family, nutrition, fitness and supporting others reach their health & fitness goals. Noel uses her blog to share about simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, walking, workouts and a little sprinkle of life! She created Noel's Kitchen Tips teaching families how to make budget friendly meal and healthy recipes. She's blessed to have the opportunity to be able to teach busy moms and families how to use food and cooking as a means of bringing family mealtimes back to the table and stay healthy.


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