Classic Beef Chili
Preparation
15 MIN
Cooking
1 H
Servings
6
Freezes

Classic Beef Chili

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded or not, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) butter
  • 2 lbs (1 kg) ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) ground cumin
  • 1 can 28 oz (798 ml) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can 19 oz (540 ml) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup (250 ml) regular or strong coffee
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) beef broth or water
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) lime juice
  • 1/4 cup (10 g) chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

  1. In a large saucepan, brown the onion and pepper in the butter. Add the meat and brown thoroughly. Season with salt and pepper. Add the garlic and spices and cook for 2 minutes while stirring.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, except for the cilantro, and bring to a boil. Simmer half-covered for 45 minutes or until the chili thickens. Add the cilantro. Adjust the seasoning.