Touchdown Italian Sausage Chili

Touchdown Italian Sausage Chili


"Warm, hearty and full of great Johnsonville Italian Sausage, this is one chili that scores big points with the crowd. Make it the day before for easy serving and even more flavor!"


servings 320 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 320 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 18.4 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.1g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 13.6 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 1060 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Grill Italian sausage according to package directions; cut into half moon slices and set aside. In a soup kettle, saute the onion, celery, sweet peppers and garlic in oil until tender. Add sausage and the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until flavors are blended.
  2. Sprinkle chili with grated Asiago, Romano or Parmesan cheese.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Didn't have sherry so used Worcestershire sauce instead. Delicious!

Like everyone else I used a little bit of Worcestershire sauce instead of sherry. My roomates love when I make this. the Itailian stewed tomatoes make this good. If my pot was big enought I woul...

We liked this but I did make changes to it by adding chili and cumin powder. I also used the Jalapeno Cheese Sausage Links by Johnsonville (which are fabulous by the way!). I also reduced the ...

I used Johnsonville's Italian Style Chicken Sausage with Cheese to help make this chili a bit healthier. The chili was a bit too tomato-y for our tastes and quite thick prepared as written. I ...

I have made this exactly as written at least 10 times, all I can do is rave about this, excellent

My family loved this recipe - I did change up this recipe just a bit. I used some italian sausage from the Italian store in Dallas, Texas Jimmy,s (amazing sausage - reminds me of my childhood), ...

Loved this. Used hot Italian sausage since that is all I had and subbed carrots for the celery since I was out, as well as some Worcestershire sauce instead of the sherry! YUM! Will make again. ...

This was really tasty, but I added dried, reconstituted ancho chiles. Their smoky kick complimented the cocoa nicely. Also, my tomatoes didn't have much liquid, so I added some beef broth and b...

Delicious!! Didn't have sherry also, used some Worcestershire sauce like a previous reviewer.