soy sausage chiliSubmitted by: RDY4THIN
IntroductionHearty chili recipe with no additional oil. Hearty chili recipe with no additional oil.
2 ancho chilis, dried or 1 1/2 T ancho chili pepper
3 cloves garlic
1T cumin seed
1/4t red pepper
2oz vermouth, dry, white wine or water
1 medium onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
2C tomato sauce (or puree a 8oz can of plum tomatoes, and puree, adding just enough juice from the can to help puree to make about 2 cups
1C sweet red and yellow peppers, chopped
1 package Smart Sausage, Italian style, or other soy, sausage (4 links)sliced into bite size pieces
2 cans red kidney beans, drained and rinsed.
salt and pepper to taste
In a dutch oven or large pot on medium high heat, pour vermouth, wine or water to warm and add onions. Cook onions for about 2 minutes, add celery and cook an additional 3 minutes until onions are soft.
Add tomato sauce or puree, sweet peppers and oregano and bring to a boil. Turn down the heat and simmer covered for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, slice the soy sausage links into bite size pieces. Add sausage and beans and simmer, covered an additional 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serving Size: makes 4 hearty servings.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RDY4THIN.