Spicy Beef Chili

Spicy Beef Chili

Serves 8

Top this chili with chopped yellow onions, sour cream or shredded cheddar cheese. This is spicy, rich, and super-beefy, so be ready!

  • Phase One
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 1/2 pounds beef sirloin tip, cut into chunks
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
  • 1 fresh jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Phase Two
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon African Bird pepper or cayenne, or to taste up to 1 teaspoon
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle ale
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco
  • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
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For phase one, heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Working in batches, brown meat all over. Add onions, garlic, broth, tomato sauce, cumin, mustard, oregano, chiles, jalapeño, salt and pepper and stir well. Simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours. 

For phase two, uncover pot and add tomato sauce, chili powder, African Bird pepper, cumin, garlic, ale, Tabasco, and sugar and stir well. Simmer for 1 hour more. Break chunks of beef into shreds and cook another 30 minutes or so to let flavors develop. Ladle chili into bowls and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:360 calories (190 from fat), 21g total fat, 7g saturated fat, 75mg cholesterol, 650mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 4g sugar), 26g protein
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