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Smoky Chipotle Chili

Smoky Chipotle Chili

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds beef shoulder, arm or blade roast boneless, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green peppers and onions, undrained
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle beer
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce from chipotle peppers
  • 1 tablespoon minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 3 tablespoons masa harina
  • Dairy sour cream

Instructions

  1. Cut beef roast into 1/2-inch pieces.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in stockpot over medium heat until hot; brown beef in batches and remove from stockpot. Season with salt.
  3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same stockpot over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
  4. Add beef, tomatoes, beer, adobo sauce and chipotle peppers; bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer for 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
  6. Stir in beans and masa harina; return to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat; simmer for 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring constantly.
  8. Serve with sour cream, as desired.

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Nutrition information per serving (1/6 of recipe): 324 calories; 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat); 75 mg cholesterol; 887 mg sodium; 18 g carbohydrate; 3.9 g fiber; 32 g protein; 9.1 mg niacin; 0.3 mg vitamin B6; 3.2 mcg vitamin B12; 5.1 mg iron; 32.6 mcg selenium; 6.9 mg zinc; 0.7 mg choline

Nutrition information per serving (1/8 of recipe): 243 calories; 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 57 mg cholesterol; 665 mg sodium; 14 g carbohydrate; 2.9 g fiber; 24 g protein; 6.8 mg niacin; 0.2 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 3.8 mg iron; 24.5 mcg selenium; 5.2 mg zinc; 0.5 mg choline

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Texas Beef Council

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