Smoky Chipotle Chili

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by CarolAT

Looking for a new and different chili recipe? This easy to make smoky chipotle chili is it. Serve this savory chili with a green salad and cornbread on a cold evening to warm you, your family or guests up. The recipe came from a Southwest Parent magazine.

Top Review by Chef Shadows

This was a good and different recipe for chili, it was not quite up to our level of chili on the heat scale. Will make again with some changes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a Dutch oven on medium until hot. Brown beef in batches and remove from Dutch oven. Season with salt.
  2. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same pot on medium. Add beef, tomatoes, beer, adobo sauce and chipotle peppers; bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
  3. Stir in beans and masa harina; return to boil. Reduce heat; simmer 1 to 2 minutes, or until slightly thickened.
  4. Serve chili with a dab of sour cream on top of each serving.
  5. Hint: You can substitute 3 tablespoons flour mixed with 1/2 cup water for the masa harina.

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