For something a bit different to add to your chili selections try this Tuscan Chili. This is a hearty thick chili that would also be great on a cool day. Good served with Italian bread or French bread. Makes 4 to 6 servings depending on how generous the bowl is.
Top with Shredded Italian Five Cheese with a Touch of Philadelphia
You will need:
1 lb. Italian sausage*
1 onion, chopped
1 can ( 14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 each green and yellow pepper, chopped
1 can ( 6 oz.) tomato paste
1 can ( 15 oz.) Cannellini beans, drained
1/2 tsp. dried basil leaves
1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
1 1/2 cups Kraft Shredded Italian Five Cheese with a Touch of Philadelphia
Crumble sausage into large skillet. Add onions; cook until sausage is done, stirring frequently. Drain. Transfer to slow cooker.
Add tomatoes, peppers, and tomato paste; mix well. Stir in beans; cover with lid. Cook on LOW 3 1/2 hours to 4 hours ( or on HIGH 2 1/2 to 3 hours).
Stir in herbs; cover with lid. Cook on HIGH 10 minutes; stir.
Serve topped with cheese.
Note : *Substitute: You can also prepare using Turkey Italian sausage.