Cook a flavorful pot of this beef and beer chili recipe in just 30 minutes for a quick weeknight meal that’s sure to warm the soul. You can easily double the recipe and freeze extra for later.

How To Make Beef and Beer Chili

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Preparation:
5 mins
Cooking:
26 mins
Total:
31 mins
Serves:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups red onion chopped
  • 1 cup red bell pepper chopped
  • 8 oz extra-lean ground beef
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ½ tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 19 oz red kidney beans drained
  • 14.5 oz tomatoes no-salt-added, diced, undrained,
  • 14 oz low-sodium beef broth
  • 12 oz beer
  • 1 tbsp yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice

Instructions

  • Combine onion, bell pepper, beef, and garlic in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Cook 5 minutes or until beef is browned, stirring to crumble.
  • Stir in chili powder, cumin, sugar, and salt. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Add oregano, beans, tomatoes, beef broth, and beer. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Stir in cornmeal and cook for another 5 minutes. Stir in lime juice and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 582mg | Potassium: 1396mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2189IU | Vitamin C: 65mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 8mg