Melissa Webb and Tabatha Carman, from the UK Cooperative Extension Office, are back for another edition of What's Cookin'? guest and, this week, they're serving up a hearty and seasonal Sausage and Apple Chili.  And, guess what?  We're sharing the recipe!


1 tbsp olive oil

14 oz package of KY proud bratwursts, cut into bite size pieces

1 medium onion, diced

1 apple, diced

2 cloves of garlic, diced

1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed- you can also use 1 can of White Northern Beans

1 cup chicken broth

1/2 tsp of onion powder

salt and pepper to taste

optional cheddar cheese, for a topping


Heat oil in a pot, and add brats to cook until browned and crispy around the edges.  Add the onion, apple,  and garlic, cooking vegetables are soft.  Add chickpeas, cannellini beans, and chicken broth and bring to a simmer.  Season with salt, pepper and garlic powder.

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What’s Cookin’? is sponsored each week by Murphy Appliance Company in Owensboro!