Smoky German Potato, Sausage and Bacon Chili

(Family Features) Cozying up with a bowl of warm deliciousness is a perfect way to ward off the chill of winter, and it’s made even better when shared with those you love. Turning to favorite chilis and soups with comforting ingredients and smoky spices can transport your family from snow and sleet to warmth and paradise.

Smoky German Potato, Sausage and Bacon Chili offers a reprieve from the cold with hearty flavor and family favorites seasoned with chili powder, cumin and cayenne pepper for classic taste with a twist. The thinly sliced potatoes and bacon of READ German Potato Salad in a sweet-piquant dressing provide a delicious new take on traditional chili.

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Smoky German Potato, Sausage and Bacon Chili

Recipe courtesy of “Dad with a Pan” on behalf of READ
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8

4 strips thick bacon, cut into cubes
1 pound smoked sausage, sliced into 1-inch segments
1 small onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
4 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 Fresno peppers, diced
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
1 can READ German Potato Salad, drained
1 cup beef broth
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste

In large saucepan over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy. Remove and set aside, leaving about 2 tablespoons drippings in saucepan.

Add smoked sausage and cook until browned.

Once sausage is cooked, add diced onion and minced garlic, cooking until onion is translucent.

Drain excess fat then stir in chili powder, coriander, cumin, cayenne pepper, oregano and Fresno peppers until well mixed.

Add drained diced tomatoes, German potato salad and cooked bacon to saucepan.

Add beef broth and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Bring mixture to simmer and let cook about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until flavors are melded.

Substitution: Jalapenos can be used for Fresno peppers.


Source: Seneca Foods