3 lbs. Ground Beef (85% Lean)
1 lb. Graziano Sausage
1 Tbsp. Roasted Onion & Cilantro Infused Olive Oil
1 29 oz. Can Tomato Sauce
1 14.5 oz. Can Beef Broth
1 10.75 oz. Can Creamy Tomato Soup
1 14.5 oz. Can Green Chilis
2 White Onions, Finely Chopped
2 Green Peppers, Finely Chopped
2 15-16 oz. Cans Medium Chili Beans
2 15-16 oz. Cans Dark Red Kidney Beans
2 Tbsp. Brown Sugar
2 Tbsp. Chili Powder, Medium
2 Tbsp. Texas Chili Seasoning
2 Tbsp. Cumin, Ground
1 Tbsp. Ancho Chile, Powder
2 tsp. Guajillo Chile, Powder
2 tsp. Garlic, Powder
1 tsp. Chipotle Chile, Brown Powder
1 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt, Fine
1/2 tsp. Oregano, Mediterranean
1/4 tsp. Celery Seed, Whole (Crushed)
1/2 tsp. Paprika, Smoked Sweet
In a skillet, brown ground beef and sausage with a small amount of the beef broth.
In a large pot, combine tomato sauce, remaining beef broth, creamy tomato soup, tomatoes, onions, peppers, and Roasted Onion & Cilantro Infused Olive Oil over medium heat.
Combine all spices in a bowl and add 1/2 of the spice mixture to the sauce mixture. Then stir cooked meat into the sauce mixture. Simmer on a low boil for an hour.
Add beans, brown sugar, and remaining half of spice mixture to the chili. Cook for 20 more minutes, stirring every 3-5 minutes. Serve with shredded cheese and crackers.
Graziano sausage is a spicy Italian sausage local to the Des Moines area. If it's not available in your location, substitute any spicy Italian sausage.