The Big Game Barbeque Meat Chili


Not for the health conscious, but a huge hit with the men in my family while watching football on Sundays. Even better with onions and peppers, but this is the tried-and-true version. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
10 hrs 25 mins
12 servings


  • 1 (55 ounce) can baked beans (such as Bush's Homestyle®)

  • 1 (19 ounce) can red kidney beans

  • 1 (19 ounce) can cannellini beans

  • ¼ cup barbeque sauce (such as Jack Daniel's®)

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 pound bulk sweet Italian sausage

  • 1 pound bulk hot Italian sausage

  • 2 (13 ounce) packages kielbasa sausage, thinly sliced

  • 13 slices crisply cooked bacon, chopped


  1. Stir baked beans, kidney beans, cannellini beans, barbeque sauce, and brown sugar together in a large bowl.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef, sweet Italian sausage, and hot Italian sausage in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; pour meat mixture into a slow cooker. Cook and stir kielbasa in the same skillet over medium-high heat until browned, 5 to 7 minutes; add to slow cooker. Top meats with chopped bacon.

  3. Pour bean mixture over meats in the slow cooker and stir to combine.

  4. Cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

789 Calories
51g Fat
49g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 789
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 51g 66%
Saturated Fat 18g 92%
Cholesterol 130mg 43%
Sodium 1830mg 80%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 10g 35%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 771mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.