MVP Chili

MVP Chili


"While chili snobs will argue over what true chili really is, you'll be enjoying this amazing recipe that brings together many well-loved (if hotly debated) chili ingredients. The Johnsonville Italian Sausage gives the dish an extra boost of flavor and heat that will make all chili fans want more."


35 m servings 687 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 687 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 41 g
  • 63%
  • Carbs:
  • 42g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 37.2 g
  • 74%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 109 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 1877 mg
  • 75%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a soup kettle or Dutch oven, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink and lightly browned. Add onions and garlic; continue to cook and stir until tender.
  2. Stir in beer and allow to simmer for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and tomato paste, cook uncovered for 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients and heat through. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve.
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  1. 20 Ratings


Great Recipe !!! Made some modifications to "kick it up a notch". I added 6 oz. of tomato paste instead of 2 tablespoons, Added 3/4 cup of Worcestershire Sauce. In addition t...

Made a tomato based pasta sauce with italian sausage and only half of the family cared for it, so I decided to use the leftover sauce to make chili. I'm happy to have found this recipe, I just ...

It was great but i added Minced Meat

Chili Snob here > fail

Had to change a little bit- added the packet of chili seasoning, went ahead and threw the whole can of tomato paste in, and other than that, added cayenne pepper to spruce it up a bit more. It'...

What a great recipe-I used light beer since it's all I had on hand, and it was really good. No black beans for us, so omitted them, but the sausage really added a new and different taste to the...

It was ok. Followed recipe exactly. Did not remind me of chili. More like a pizza sauce in a bowl but not as red. Went well with some fritos. Probably will not be making this again.

Followed this to the letter EXCEPT used ground beef instead of sausage. It was mild, perfect for smaller kids, but excellent. Also slow cooked it for 5 hours. Finally, a purpose for corporate be...

This is a great recipe! I used it as is to a point, I didn't use any of the beans ( personal taste ) and the beer I used was bud light. To the people who don't like to use beer, it was only a hi...