Preparation minutes
Cook time minutes
ServingsServes 4-6


  • lb of Sweet Italian Sausage, removed from the casing
  • lb of Ground Beef
  • 1 Large Onion, diced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp of Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp of Ground Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp of Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp of Tomato Paste
  • 1 tsp of Dried Oregano
  • cup of Red Wine
  • cup of Beef Stock
  • 1 28 oz can of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 15oz can of Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


    1) In a large pot over medium high heat, cook together ground beef and the sausage, add the chopped bell pepper, onion, jalapeno and garlic season with salt and pepper, cook for about 7 to 8 minutes or until the veggies cook down and start to develop some color.

    2) Add the wine, chili powder, cumin, brown sugar, tomato paste, and oregano and give it a nice stir. Cook for about 1 minute, add the chopped tomatoes, kidney beans, and beef stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium low and cook for a couple hours.

    3) Taste for seasoning and serve over rice with some sharp cheddar shredded over the top.

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