Italian Style Chili

Italian Style Chili

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"This is an easy to make departure from your traditional chili. This recipe calls for pepperoni, mushrooms and a jar of prepared spaghetti sauce. Every time I make this for others, I am always asked for the recipe."


45 m servings 489 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 489 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 26 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 28.3 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 1407 mg
  • 56%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Crumble ground beef into a large stock pot over medium-high heat. Add onions, and cook, stirring, until beef is evenly browned. Drain grease, if necessary.
  2. Pour in the spaghetti sauce, water, sugar, tomatoes, mushrooms, pepperoni, bouillon, chili powder and kidney beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, to blend flavors.
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  1. 52 Ratings


I just won my office's chili cook off with this recipe. Like others I substituted spicy Italian sausage for the ground beef and I diced the pepperoni. We also added chopped green bell pepper a...

This was a fantastic chili! I make chili once a year for my job'a annual chili cook off and I tried this one and it was the only crock pot to be emptied and I won - easily. Very easy to prepar...

When I first looked her, two of five reviewers here won first place in their chili cook-offs. Imagine my surprise when my Italian Chili also won First Place! That was against seven other chilis ...

This was very good and very different from the standard chili - which is what I was after! I did change a few things and used spicy italian sausage in place of the beef, fresh baby bella mushro...

Delicious and different! I made this because I didn't want to have to live up to a family member's traditional style chili that we all rave about. I figured this would be a great compromise. ...

I was really excited when I read this recipe. This was my first time making chili but all of the ingredients sounded great. I made this in the crock pot, let it cook for 8 hours. I added garl...

I loved this recipe! It gave a nice twist on the same old chili recipe. Also, my son - who is 10 - usually doesn't want to eat the regular chili, but gobbles this up. I did enter this in a conte...

This was a great recipe! I do not eat chili, but I make it for my company's annual chili cook off. This is only the 2nd pot of chili I have ever made! And out of 14 pots including some from l...

My mother used to make a dish very similar and it was everyone's favorite! This was delicious. It is definitly different than your average chili, but very good. I will definitely make this aga...