Chipotle Steak Chili

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Sandi From CA

From Better Homes & Gardens “New Cookbook”. You know, the big red (plaid cover) 5-ring binder one. I upped the chili powder here from 2 tablespoons to 4, but you may want to stick with 2. We like it chili-y! To make this slightly less healthy, which (evidently) is my eternal quest, make sure to add lots of cheddar cheese and sour cream. And avocado. And onion. And a big glass of milk. *murp* And maybe, on the side, a timely appointment in the cardiac department. No, seriously, it’s not that unhealthy.

Top Review by Rose4102

This was a great recipe. Only change; I used fresh hot peppers and coated the steak in flour before browning. I will definitely make this recipe again....actually, I think it may be my "go to recipe" for chili. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut beef into ¾” cubes.
  2. In a 4-quart Dutch oven, brown meat, half at a time, in 1 tablespoon hot cooking oil.
  3. Remove meat, reserving drippings in pan.
  4. Cook onion, sweet pepper and garlic in drippings until tender; drain fat.
  5. Return meat to Dutch oven. Stir in chipotle chili peppers in adobo sauce.
  6. Stir in beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, chili powder, basil and black pepper.
  7. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  8. Simmer, covered, about 1 hour or until the meat is tender.

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