Chipotle Beef Chili Recipe
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Chipotle Beef Chili Recipe

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I love spicy food, so I think this chili really hits the spot. If you are sensitive to chili peppers, start out with one or two chipotles and go up from there. —Steven Schend, Grand Rapids, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 pounds beef flank steak, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 to 4 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 cans (15 ounces each) tomato puree
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 230 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 668mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable.


  1. In a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first nine ingredients. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Stir in cilantro.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled chili in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth or water if necessary.
    Yield: 8 servings (about 2-1/2 quarts).
Originally published as Chipotle Beef Chili in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2015, p65

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KarenKeefe User ID: 2062961 243785
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2016

"This was very easy and very tasty! For our liking, I added 1T. more of the chili powder. Will use this again!"

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