3 Pepper and Peanut Beef Chili Recipe Print

Slow Cooker Comfort Foods –  3 Pepper and Peanut Beef Chili Recipe

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Spice up your dinner with a delicious bowl of chili, packed with beef, chipotle and – the secret ingredient – peanut butter. Add hot peppers as desired to give your chili a kick! More great recipes can be found at www.peanutbureau.ca

Prep time: 10 minutes

Slow cooker time: 4-8 hours

Cooking time: 6 minutes

Makes 4-6 servings

 

What you need:3 pepper and peanut beef chili recipe

  • 1 tbsp oil, preferably peanut
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely minced
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp each dried oregano leaves and ground cumin
  • 1/2 tp salt
  • 1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (28 oz) whole tomatoes
  • 1 can (19 oz)black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 Tbsp canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce minced OR 1 tsp chipotle or regular hot pepper sauce
  • 8-10 sweet mini colourful peppers

Toppings – optional:

sour cream, grated cheddar cheese, diced avocado

How to make:

  1. Heat oil in large frying pan over medium heat. Add beef, onion, garlic, and 1/2 the jalapeno, stirring to break up meat. Cook through, about 5 minutes. Drain fat if needed, then return to heat.
  2. Add peanut butter and spices to meat. Stir about 1 minute. Add to slow cooker.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, black beans and chipotle pepper. Cut stems from mini peppers and use a small spoon to remove seeds. Add to slow cooker and stir. Cover slow cooker.
  4. Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours. Taste, and stir in remaining jalapeno if needed. Serve with toppings if desired.

Tip: For an easy vegetarian chili, swap out meat for an additional can of black beans.

Per serving (1/6 of recipe):

  • Calories – 400
  • Fat – 18 g (5 g saturaed fat, 0.3 g trans fat)
  • Cholesterol – 45 mg
  • Protein – 26 g
  • Carbohydrate – 36 g
  • Fibre – 10 g
  • Sugar – 12 g
  • Sodium – 1200 mg

 

 

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