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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