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Smoky Beef Chili Con Carne


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

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  • 2 lbs ground chuck
  • 2 cups beef broth, low sodium
  • 1 cup red salsa
  • 1 cup green salsa
  • 1 cup hot tomato sauce
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 chipotle pepper, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano, dried, crushed
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • cheese, sour cream, tomatoes, red onion to serve

For the Roux:

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil

Instructions

  1. Mix seasoning blend together and set aside.
  2. In a skillet add about 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat, add onion and chipotle pepper, cook 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more.
  4. Season with 1 tablespoon of seasoning blend, mix well.
  5. Add meat to pan, break up meat and season with remaining seasoning blend.
  6. Cook meat for about 8 minutes, drain oil from meat, add back to pan.
  7. Add broth, tomato sauce, and salsas.
  8. Cook for about 15 minutes more, stirring occasional.
  9. Prepare the roux and add to pan, cook 5 more minutes and serve.
  10. To Prepare the Roux:
  11. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat, add flour and stir for about 4-5 minutes, until flour is slightly browned.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6-8