Beer and Beef Chili

Quick chili, weeknight dish, adapted from book Recipes Every Man Should Know

Beer and Beef Chili

Photo by mytastytreasures


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    tbsp olive oil

  • 1

    large yellow onion, diced

  • 1

    large green or red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1-1.25

    lb ground beef

  • 1½-2

    tbsp chili powder

  • 1

    tsp cayenne pepper

  • 1

    tsp ground cumin

  • salt, to taste

  • 2

    tbsp light brown sugar(I recommend 1)

  • 2

    (14.5 oz) cans pinto or red kidney beans, drained

  • 1

    (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes

  • 1

    (12 oz) bottle dark beer (I used Guinness)

  • 1-2

    tbsp cornmeal, optional

Directions

1. Warm oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onions and peppers and saute 5 minutes. add meat. Cook until browned, about 10 minutes. Stir in spices, salt, and brown sugar. Add beans, tomatoes, and beer. Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 20-25 minutes or until thick and soupy. Stir in cornmeal if you want a thicker chili. 2. Serve chili hot, topped with any of the following: shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, diced avocado, sliced scallions or fresh cilantro.


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