Pepperoni Pizza Chili– the best of both worlds.  You can’t beat a good pot of chili or a pepperoni pizza.  This recipe for pepperoni pizza chili is both… perfect for football season or a cool fall day after raking leaves.  Definitely, make this one your own– throw in your favorite pizza toppings.  Black olives.  Mushrooms. Green peppers.  Yum.  Enjoy!

I love how filling this pepperoni pizza chili is and how it is a twist on traditional chili!  It is oh-so-good and definitely better the second day, like all chili.

Pepperoni Pizza Chili via Mini Van Dreams

Pepperoni Pizza Chili
Recipe type: Chili
Cook time: 
Total time: 
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound bulk hot Italian sausage
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jar mild Salsa
  • 1 can hot chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can kidney Beans
  • 1 can pizza sauce
  • 1 8-ounce package pepperoni, halved
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can mushrooms, drained
  • 1 can sliced black olives, drained
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  1. In skillet, cook beef, sausage, onion, green pepper, and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Drain.
  2. In large pot, stir in meat mixture, salsa, beans, pizza sauce, mushrooms, olives, pepperoni, water, chili powder, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and over. Simmer for 20 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Sprinkle with cheese before serving.
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