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Smoked Sausage White Bean Chili

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"This zesty white bean chili with chopped smoked sausage is ready to serve in 20 minutes."
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20 m servings 406
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Brown sausage in 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Add broth; stir to incorporate any browned bits on the bottom of pan.
  2. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to boil; reduce heat, simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.


  • Cook's Tips:
  • If thicker consistency is desired, mash some of the beans with a fork on the side of the pot.
  • For added fresh flavor top with chopped cilantro, shredded pepper jack cheese and chopped green onion.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 406 calories; 19.8 36.8 19.8 42 993 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Good flavor. I used turkey sausage and add diced onion in cooking the meat. Will make this again.

Most helpful critical review

Used Turkey sausage and rinsed the beans, but this was way too salty.Won't make again.

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Good flavor. I used turkey sausage and add diced onion in cooking the meat. Will make this again.

Big on flavor, super easy to pull together, and a short list of ingredients. No alterations needed. What more could you ask for?

It is amazing how so few ingredients result in such a flavorful and delicious dish. Needs no tweaking at all. I made it exactly as written, my entire family loved it - their bowls were practical...

Like another reviewer, I sauteed some chopped onion in a little olive oil to start, then added the diced sausage. I used a can (2 cups) of chicken broth instead of 1 cup, and cooked it down a bi...

Wow! Absolutely delicious! I made exactly as the recipe stated and my family loved it. We didn't have any leftovers. Seriously simple, easy, and delicious. This one is going into the keep on han...

This is such an easy recipe that packs a bunch of flavor. This chili will disappear in no time. No tweaking necessary.

Holly cow, this was AMAZING!!!!!! Made exactly as recipe calls for, though I did not use this brand of sausage. My whole family could not get enough. Even my extremely picky 5 year old!!!! Than...

Smoked Sausage White Bean Chili Haiku: "Onion, garlic too. This really was amazing! I simmered all day." Browned 1/2 onion chopped and 1 minced garlic clove w/ the sausage, and then served ours ...

This was fantastic! My family loved it as written, but when I made a few alterations they liked it even better. They wanted a few more beans, so I added one more can of beans and half to a full ...