Brown meat in skillet with garlic, salt and pepper to taste.
Drain and transfer to large pot and add cans of tomatoes. (slightly mash or cut whole tomatoes)
Chop and add peppers and onions. (Clean seeds from peppers)
Add remaining seasoning, stirring between each spice.
Finish with hot sauce to taste.
Simmer for a minimum of 2 hours, 4 hours is best. (The chili gets better the longer you simmer)
Top with sharp, or your favorite, cheese.
Will fill an 8qt crock pot.
Favorite chili joke: I asked dad how he liked my chili. He said to be honest Doug I was on the toliet all day. I said "It was good, wasnt it"
Much of the flavor or spice comes from the Graziano's sausage. If unable to get Graziano's sausage, local Iowa meat company, use a hot Italian sausage. Or try adding crushed red pepper when cooking the meat.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (210g)|
|Recipe Makes: 20 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 215 (55%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 23.9g||32 %|
|Saturated Fat 7.5g||38 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 10.2g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.1g|
|Cholesterol 110.9mg||34 %|
|Sodium 433.4mg||15 %|
|Potassium 576.4mg||15 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 14.2g||4 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.5g||10 %|
|Sugars, other 11.6g|
|Protein 29.1g||42 %|
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Calories per serving: 388
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