Fresh Tomato, Red Bell Pepper and Black Bean Chili

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in a heavy large pot over medium-high heat; add in beef cubes; cook, stirring with a wooden spoon until slightly browned on all sides, (about 10 minutes).
  • Add in the ground beef, onions, garlic, cumin, chili powder, oregano, salt and cayenne pepper (and dried chili flakes if using); cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Add in the water; bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Add in the tomato paste, sugar, chopped tomatoes and red bell peppers; cover and simmer for about 1 hour.
  • Uncover and simmer over medium heat for about 30 minutes.
  • Add in the black beans and beef broth (about 1/2 cup at a time to thin out the sauce to desired consistancy) cook/simmer for another 20 minutes (or more).
  • Ladle into bowls and top with grated cheddar cheese or sour cream, or both.
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