Family Meal

One-Pot Spicy Italian Sausage and Pepper Chili

with chipotle crema and cheddar

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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Carb Conscious
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In Your Box (serves 4)

  • 16 oz. Italian Pork Sausage Links
  • 8 oz. Mixed Diced Peppers
  • 8 oz. Black Beans
  • 8 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
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    2 oz. Chipotle Crema
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 Green Onions
  • 4 tsp. Chicken Broth Concentrate
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    ½ oz. Flour
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
Contains: Artificial Colors
Food intolerance information

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Pot

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate.

    Remove Italian sausage from casing, if necessary.

  2. 2

    Start the Sausage

    Place a medium pot over medium heat.

    Add 1 tsp. olive oil and Italian sausage to hot pot. Break up sausage into smaller pieces until beginning to brown, 1-2 minutes.

  3. 3

    Add the Vegetables

    Add diced peppers and white portions of green onions to hot pot.

    Stir occasionally until peppers begin to soften and Italian sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 5-6 minutes.

  4. 4

    Finish the Chili

    Drain and rinse black beans in a colander.

    Add flour to hot pot and stir until no dry flour remains.

    Stir in 1 cup water, half the red pepper flakes (add remaining to taste, if desired), chicken broth concentrate, tomatoes, black beans, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir occasionally until slightly thickened, 5-6 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with chipotle crema (to taste), cheese, and green portions of green onions. Bon appétit!

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