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Holly's Chili - Spicy Recipe

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Holly Bertuccelli


1 tbsp. Olive Oil
3 medium onions, diced
6 garlic cloves, smashed
1 tbsp. chopped oregano
1 tbsp. chili powder, divided
1 tsp. ground cumin
salt & black pepper to taste
1 7oz can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1 28oz can diced tomatoes
1 12oz bottle dark beer
3/4 c. chicen broth or water
1 15oz can black beans, drained & rinsed
1 lb. ground beef or bison

shaved cheddar cheese
sour cream

1. Heat oil in large sauce pan over medium - high heat. Add onions, sauté until tender, 4 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute or until softened. Stir in oregano, 2 tsp. chili powder, cumin, salt & pepper. Add bison, cook 3 minutes or until no longer red; stirring to crumble.

2. Puree 3 - 4 chipotle chilies canned in adobo sauce. Stir chiles, tomatoes and remaining chili powder into meat. Add beer and broth. Bring to a simmer, cook uncovered, 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

3. Before serving, stir in beans. Taste and adjust flavors.

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