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Chipotle Beef Chili

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Serves 8 | 

A hearty and delicious winter meal.


3 lb ground beef
3 cups chopped onions
6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup chili powder
2 cans beef broth, 14 oz. each
1 cup crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup dark beer
2 tablespoons minced canned chipotle chilies
2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
2 cans black beans, drained, rinsed, 15 oz. each
1 1/2 cups sour cream
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon grated lime peel


  1. Heat heavy large pot over high heat. Add beef; saute until cooked through, breaking up meat with spoon, about 8 minutes. Transfer to large bowl. Add onions and garlic to same pot. Saute until onions are tender, 8 minutes. Add chili powder. Saute until fragrant, 3 minutes. Add beef, broth, tomatoes, stout and chilies. Cover partially; simmer until chili is thick, stirring often, about 1 hour 10 minutes.
  2. Gradually stir cornmeal into chili. Stir in beans. Simmer until heated through. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  3. Whisk sour cream, lime juice and lime peel in small bowl. Season with salt.
  4. Spoon chili into bowls. Spoon lime crema atop chili.
Course: Soup
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