Chipotle Beef and Beer Chili

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 431 calories
    • Fat 21 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 67 mg
    • Sodium 956 mg
    • Protein 27 g
    • Carbohydrate 26 g
    • Sugar 9 g
    • Fiber 6 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 78 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 2tablespoons olive oil
  2. Check 1 large white onion, chopped
  3. Check 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  4. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  5. Check 1pound ground beef chuck
  6. Check 1tablespoon chili powder
  7. Check 1 to 3teaspoons chopped chipotles in adobo sauce
  8. Check 1 12-ounce bottle dark Mexican beer
  9. Check 1 28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes
  10. Check 1 15.5-ounce can kidney beans, rinsed
  11. Check corn bread, sour cream, cilantro, and pickled jalapeños, for serving

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium- high heat. Add the onion, garlic, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until softened, 6 to 8 minutes. Add the beef and cook, breaking it up with a spoon, until no longer pink, 4 to 5 minutes more.
  2. Add the chili powder and chipotles to the saucepan and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the beer and cook until reduced by half, 6 to 8 minutes more. Add the tomatoes (with their juices), beans, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Simmer, breaking up the tomatoes with a spoon, until thickened, 20 to 25 minutes. Serve with the corn bread, sour cream, cilantro, and pickled jalapeños.