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Italian Sausage Chili

Annette Zito, KitchAnnette™
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • • 1 medium onion chopped
  • • 2 long hot pepper chopped
  • • 1 lb sweet Italian sausage casings removed
  • • 1 28 oz can crushed plum tomatoes
  • • 1 15.5 oz can cannellini beans
  • • red pepper chili flakes to taste
  • • salt & pepper to taste

Optional Garnish

  • • fresh parsley minced
  • • Romano cheese grated
  • • ricotta cheese

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and sauté onions for about 5 minutes. Add peppers and continue to cook another 5 minutes.
  • Add sausage, using a spatula to break it up and mix, and cook until it browns, about 10 minutes.
  • Mix in tomatoes, beans, and spices then cover and lower heat, cooking for about 10-15 minutes. Serve hot and garnish as desired.