If you like your chili hot and spicy then the recipe for Crockpot Spicy Chili is for you! I will admit that I like my chili on the milder side but my husband and oldest son love it spicy. So I decided to kick it up a notch by Johnsonville Italian Ground Sausage and adding more spices to this delicious chili just for them.
But I must say that much to my surprise I really enjoyed it. I do like adding sour cream to my chili and I think doing so helped bring the heat down a bit for myself. So even if you do not like hot and spicy do not be afraid to try this scrumptious slow cooker chili recipe! You will not be disappointed!
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- 2 lbs Italian ground sausage
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
- 2 (14.5 oz) cans kidney beans, undrained
- 1 can (14.5 oz) can black beans, undrained
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 (15.5 oz) can tomato sauce
- 1 pkg. Crock-Pot® Chili Seasoning
- sour cream for topping (optional)
- shredded cheese for topping (optional)
- Brown the meat and garlic in skillet; drain fat.
- Place cooked meat, cans of beans, can of tomatoes and can of tomato sauce in slow cooker; Stir well.
- Add chili powder and cumin; Stir well.
- Sprinkle seasoning packet on top and mix well.
- Cover with lid and cook for 8 hours on low or 4 hours on high.
- Serve alone or with toppings.