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Chicken-apple sausage pairs with tangy-sweet cooked apples instead of that chili regular--tomatoes. Serve this chili over hot cooked polenta.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

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prep:
30 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large Dutch oven, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add the sausage; cook for 5 to 6 minutes, until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove sausage with a slotted spoon.

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  • In the same pan, cook onion and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until nearly tender. Add the squash; cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the chili powder, salt, and cayenne; cook for 1 minute. Return the sausage to pan. Add broth; bring to boiling, then reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 8 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Cook apple slices in hot oil for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown. Transfer apples along with beans to chili. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, until apples are tender. Top servings of chili with sage and apple rings.

Nutrition Facts

356 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 60mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 48g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 8g; sugars 23g; protein 20g; vitamin a 111.3IU; vitamin c 30.1mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 44.4mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 944mg; potassium 699mg; calcium 90.9mg; iron 2.9mg.
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