Texas-Style Cocoa Chili

Unsweetened cocoa powder and chipotle chile pepper add rich flavor to this hearty Texas-style chili.

Serves: 5
Serving Size: 1 cup
20 mins Prep time 1 hr 45 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
1 hr 45 mins Cook time
  • Mix cocoa powder and seasonings in small bowl. Set aside. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add 1/2 of the beef; brown on all sides. Remove beef from skillet. Repeat with remaining beef, adding additional 1 tablespoon oil as needed

  • Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same skillet on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add water; stir to loosen browned bits in bottom of skillet

  • Stir in beef, beef stock, tomato paste and seasoning mixture. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, 1 1/2 hours or until beef is tender, stirring occasionally. Serve over cooked rice with shredded cheese and sliced green onions, if desired

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 495Calories: 495Cholesterol: 149mg
  • Sodium: 532mgProtein: 41g
  • Total Fat: 31gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g