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Local-style Chili

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on August 13, 2008.



Local-style Chili

  • 3 slices bacon, chopped
  • 5 ounces Portuguese sausage, sliced
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) tomato soup
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) chili beans
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt to taste


In a large saucepan, saute bacon. Add Portuguese sausage and onion; cook until onion is transparent. Add ground beef and cook until well browned; drain excess fat. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (not including salt to taste):
700 calories, 38 g fat, 10 g saturated fat, 90 mg cholesterol, greater than 2000 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 12 g fiber, 9 g sugar, 40 g protein


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