Beef Chili Carnivale

A carnival of flavors including jalapeno, garlic, black beans and colorful peppers join lean Ground Beef in this tasty chili.

  • 2
    hrs
  • 8
    SERVINGS
  • 318
    Cal
  • 32 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds Ground Beef (95% lean)
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies
  • 1 can (14 to 14-1/2 ounces) regular or reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) regular or light beer
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2 medium green, red, yellow or orange bell peppers, diced
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup chili powder
  • 1 large jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed, drained
  • Lime wedges and baked tortillas chips (optional)
Toppings:
  • Sliced cherry tomatoes, sliced green onions, sliced serranos or jalapeños, chopped onion

Cooking:

  1. Heat stockpot over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove drippings.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  2. Add tomatoes, beef broth, beer, onions, bell peppers, tomato paste, chili powder, jalapeño pepper, garlic, cumin and oregano to stockpot, stirring to combine. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Stir in black beans and continue to simmer 15 minutes or until thickened to desired consistency, stirring occasionally. 

  4. Season with salt and black pepper, as desired. Garnish with Toppings, as desired. Serve with lime wedges and baked tortilla chips, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Butcher Counter

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