Black, White and Red Bean Chili
with Venison Sausage
1 tblsp oilve oil
1 pound Broken Arrow Ranch Venison Smoked Sausage (or Venison Italian Sausage)
1 large onion, cut into 1/2" pieces
1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1/2" pieces
1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1/2" pieces
1 tblsp plus 2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1-1/2 28-oz. cans crushed tomatoes in puree
1 15-oz. can cannellini (white kidney beans), drained, rinsed
1 15 to 16 oz. can black beans, drained, rinsed
1 15-1/2-oz. can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 tblsp balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
Garnish: Sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro
Heat olive oil in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sausages and brown on all sides, turning occasionally, about 8 minutes. Transfer sausages to plate.
Add chopped onion to pan and saute 5 minutes. Add chopped bell peppers and chilies and saute 1 minute. Add chili powder and cumin and stir until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Add crushed tomatoes and beans. Simmmer 15 minutes to blend flavors.
Cut sausage into 1/2-pieces. Add to chili and simmer until cooked through, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Mix in vinegar. Season chili to taste with salt and pepper.
Spoon chili into bowls. Top with sour cream and cilantro and serve.
Broken Arrow Ranch