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Black ,White,Red Bean Chili With Sausage Recipe

1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 1/4 lb Italian sausages
1 lrg onion minced into 1/2 in. pcs
1 lrg red bell pepper (1/2 in. pcs)
1 lrg green bell pepper (1/2 in. pcs)
2 x jalapeno chilies seeded and minced
1 Tbsp. + 2 teaspoon chili pwdr
2 tsp grnd cumin
1 x 28 ounce. + 1-15 ounce. can crushed tomatoes in puree
1 x 15 ounce. can kidney beans liquid removed and rinsed
1 x 15 ounce. can cannelini (white kidney beans) liquid removed and rinsed
15 ounce can black beans liquid removed and rinsed
1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar or possibly red wine vinegar Lowfat sour cream Minced fresh cilantro


Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large heavy saucepan over med. high heat. Add in Italian sausage and brown on all sides, about 8 minutes. Transfer sausage to plate. Add in minced onion to pan saute/fry 5 minutes. Add in minced bell peppers and chilies and saute/fry 2 minutes. Add in chili pwdr and cumin and stir. Add in crushed tomatoes and beans. Simmer 15 minutes. Cut sausage into 1/2 in. pcs. Add in to chili and simmer about 10 minutes. Fold in vinegar. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve chili with lowfat sour cream and cilantro. Serves 4.

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