01 Nov | All

Hardwood Smoked Sausage and Beef Chili


This two-meat chili is:



– 2 yellow or orange bell peppers, chopped 

– 1 large onion, chopped 

– 4 garlic cloves, minced

– 1 tablespoon olive oil 

– 1 package hardwood smoked sausages, sliced  

– 2 pounds 80% lean grass-fed ground beef 

– 1 small jar roasted red peppers, chopped 

– 1 tablespoon each ground cumin, oregano, and chili powder (add more to taste) 

– 1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes 

– 1 15-oz. can fire-roasted tomatoes

– 1 6-oz. can tomato paste 

– Salt and pepper to taste 

– Cilantro and tortilla chips (optional, for serving) 



– In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat olive oil on medium-high heat.

– Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.

– Add bell peppers and onions and sauté until they begin to soften. Remove veggies from pan and set aside. 

– In the same pot, brown ground beef and sausage pieces. 

– Add the cooked veggies back to the pan. 

– Stir in tomato paste, canned tomatoes, and roasted red peppers. 

– Season with ground cumin, oregano, chili powder, salt, and pepper.

– Stir well and allow chili to simmer for at least 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. 

Serve with cilantro and tortilla chips on top!