- Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, an Irish twist on a classic chili recipe. Don’t care for Guinness or beer in your chili? Substitute the brew with a rich beef or veggie broth!
- 3 TBSP olive oil
- 1 1/2lbs ground chuck
- 1/2 cup onion, diced
- 1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced
- 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 TBSP tomato paste
- 1 TBSP ground cumin
- 2 TBSP chili powder
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- 2 11 ounce bottles Guinness stout
- 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained
- Salt and pepper
Garnish recommendations: Sour cream, chives, crispy tortilla strips, sharp cheddar
- In a large pot over medium high heat, heat the oil. Add ground chuck and saute until cooked through.
- Add onion, green pepper, chipotle pepper and garlic. Cook until veggies soften, about 3 minutes.
- Stir in tomato paste and cook for 1 minute
- Add dried spices, including dash of salt and pepper
- Add Guinness beer and tomatoes (including juices) to the pot. Simmer in covered pot on low/med heat for 40-45 minutes. Make sure simmer remains low and does not come to a full boil.
- Drain beans and add to the pot to simmer for an extra 10-15 minutes.
- Garnish as you please and enjoy! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!