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The flavors in this really interesting chili are drawn from ingredients used by the Spaniards who settled in the West Indies on the islands now called Cuba and Hispaniola. It's not your everyday chili!
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- 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
- 2 medium onions, chopped (about 11/2 cups)
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leave
- 1 teaspoon capers
- 2 tablespoons chopped pimento stuffed olives
- 2 (4 1/2 ounce) cans diced green chilies
- 2 cups strong coffee
- 1 tablespoon dark molasses
- 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 1/3 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
- 5 cups hot cooked rice
- 1Brown the meat in a large Dutch oven, cook the beef over medium-high heat, about 4-5 minutes.
- 2Remove contents from the Dutch oven and set aside. Reduce heat to medium low and add onions and saute until translucent, about 3 minutes.
- 3Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
- 4Replace meat and add bay leaves, chili powder, cumin, nutmeg, pepper, allspice, salt, thyme, capers, olives, chiles, coffee, molasses, and tomatoes. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.
- 5Finish the chili: Add raisins and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Garnish with almonds. Serve hot over cooked rice.
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Nutritional Facts for Hispaniola Coffee Chili
Serving Size: 1 (389 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 530.3
- Calories from Fat 150
- Total Fat 16.6 g
- Saturated Fat 5.1 g
- Cholesterol 73.7 mg
- Sodium 1003.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 64.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
- Sugars 11.8 g
- Protein 30.3 g
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