Spicy Beef Chili with Peanut Butter
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Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 2 hours
Total time: 2 hours and 20 minutes
Yield: 6-8 servings
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 medium onions, diced
6 cloves of garlic, grated on a micro-plane or finely minced
1 pound of lean beef, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
2 cups beef stock
2 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoon tomato paste
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon cumin
2 1/2 teaspoon coriander
1 1/2 teaspoon basil
1 1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (14.5-ounce) cans pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup Old Fashioned Smooth peanut butter
Lime wedges optional
Tortilla chips, optional
1. Heat the olive oil in a large stock pot over medium heat. Add the onions and sauté for 5-8 minutes, until translucent. Add the garlic and sauté for another minute, until fragrant.
2. Add the beef and sea salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown on all sides. Add the beef stock, cover, and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, until the beef is tender.
3. Stir in honey, tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, coriander, basil, oregano, ground pepper, tomatoes, and pinto beans. Heat through.
4. Ladle approximately 2 cups of the chili broth into a large measuring cup or bowl. Add Old Fashioned Smooth peanut butter and whisk until combined. Add peanut butter mixture back to the chili pot and stir to combine.
5. Serve hot with cilantro, lime wedges, and tortilla chips if desired.
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In this recipe Amy adds a peanut butter twist to the traditional Chili recipe. Which other ways can you use peanut butter in a spicy recipe?
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