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Chipotle Beef Chili
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Serves 8 |
A hearty and delicious winter meal.
|3 lb ground beef|
|3 cups chopped onions|
|6 cloves garlic, finely chopped|
|1/2 cup chili powder|
|2 cans beef broth, 14 oz. each|
|1 cup crushed tomatoes|
|1/2 cup dark beer|
|2 tablespoons minced canned chipotle chilies|
|2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal|
|2 cans black beans, drained, rinsed, 15 oz. each|
|1 1/2 cups sour cream|
|2 tablespoons fresh lime juice|
|1 tablespoon grated lime peel|
- Heat heavy large pot over high heat. Add beef; saute until cooked through, breaking up meat with spoon, about 8 minutes. Transfer to large bowl. Add onions and garlic to same pot. Saute until onions are tender, 8 minutes. Add chili powder. Saute until fragrant, 3 minutes. Add beef, broth, tomatoes, stout and chilies. Cover partially; simmer until chili is thick, stirring often, about 1 hour 10 minutes.
- Gradually stir cornmeal into chili. Stir in beans. Simmer until heated through. Season generously with salt and pepper.
- Whisk sour cream, lime juice and lime peel in small bowl. Season with salt.
- Spoon chili into bowls. Spoon lime crema atop chili.