Our version of this no-bean chili boasts deep, smoky flavor from a trio of peppers and the perfect spice combination. Slow simmering marries these flavors, and also ensures fork-tender beef. Customize it with your favorite chili toppings and dig in!
cost per recipe: $14.60
The price is determined by the national average.
dried ancho chile pepper
dried New Mexico chile pepper
drained canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
cups Swanson® Beef Stock
pounds boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
tablespoons vegetable oil
large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
cloves garlic, minced
tablespoon ground cumin
teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
teaspoon ground allspice
tablespoons tomato paste
Heat the ancho and New Mexico chile peppers in a 4-quart saucepan over high heat for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the chile peppers to a work surface and remove and discard the stems and seeds. Place the ancho and New Mexico chiles into a blender. Add the chipotle chile pepper and half the stock. Cover and blend until the mixture is smooth.
Season the beef as desired. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in the saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the beef in 2 batches and cook until well browned, stirring occasionally. Pour off any fat. Remove the beef from the saucepan, cover and keep warm.
Heat the remaining oil in the saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally. Stir in the garlic, cumin, cinnamon, oregano, allspice, tomato paste, blended chile mixture and the remaining stock.
Return the beef to the saucepan and heat over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Partially cover the saucepan and cook for 1 1/2 hours or until the beef is fork-tender, stirring occasionally. Season to taste.