Cowboy Black Bean Beef Chili

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READY IN: 2hrs 3mins
Recipe by Alan Leonetti

This is a delicious Southwest type one dish meal. There are several steps, but it is well worth the effort.

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  1. Brown the ground beef in a stock pot over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking up into 3/4 inch crumbles. Remove from stockpot with a slotted spoon and set aside. Pour off drippings.
  2. Heat oil in same stockpot over medium heat until hot. Add onions and garlic and cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes, or until onions are tender.
  3. Add bell peppers and cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes, or until peppers are tender.
  4. Return beef crumbles to stockpot and add cumin, oregano, thyme and red pepper. Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Stir in crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, beef broth, beer, tomato paste and honey. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and cover and simmer 45 minutes.
  7. Uncover stockpot and continue simmering 30 more minutes, or until thickened to desired consistency, stirring occasionally.
  8. Stir in the black beans and cook 5 to 10 minutes, or until beans are heated through.
  9. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Garnish with cilantro if desired.

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