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Homemade Chili

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Shomari Nicholes


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 package Johnsonville Polish Kielbasa
  • 1 package Johnsonville Chicken Andouille
  • 1 half medium yellow onion
  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 packets of your favorite chili powder mix
  • Ground cumin to taste
  • Garlic powder to taste
  • Chili powder to taste
  • 4 cans of kidney beans undrained
  • 2 cans of diced tomatoes undrained


  1. In large skillet, brown one pound of ground beef.
  2. While ground beef is browning, chop onion, then add to skillet.
  3. Slice sausages lengthwise, then chop them into quarter inch pieces.
  4. Transfer browned beef into dutch oven, or stew pot.
  5. Add sausage, tomatoes and beans.
  6. Add seasoning packets to pot.
  7. Stir.
  8. Bring mixture to a simmer, stirring occasionally.
  9. Add remaining spices to taste.
  10. Reduce heat to low and simmer for an additional 45 minutes.
  11. Give it a final stir, tasting to make sure that all flavors have combined. Adjust accordingly and serve.

Recipe Notes

You can add sour cream, cheese, green onion or any other topping to make this more filling. We like to serve with a good ol' side of crusty bread. Enjoy!