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Pork, smoked sausage, and white bean chili (From Chili Con Whatever, 9/07)

Joe George
Prep Time
1 and 1/2 hours
Number of Servings
makes 8 cups
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound pork, diced
12 ounces smoked sausage, diced
1 onion, diced
3 jalapeno peppers, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons chili powder
2 tablespoons sugar
1-1/2 tablespoons cumin
1 tablespoon oregano
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups chicken broth
3-1/2 cups crushed tomatoes
2 cups cooked white beans

Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pot over high heat, then add the pork. Brown the pork on all sides. Add the sausage, onion, jalapeno, and garlic; saute for 5 minutes. Stir in the chili powder, sugar, cumin, oregano, cinnamon, black pepper, and salt; saute for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the broth and tomatoes, bring to a boil then lower to simmer. Stir in the beans. Simmer 1 hour. Stir often to avoid scorching.