Sunday, January 10, 2016

Buffalo and Black Bean Chili

Serves 4-6
  • 1 lb. ground Buffalo meat (or venison) 
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 2 teas. Chipotle chilies in adobe sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 2 cans chopped tomatoes with chilies
  • 1 ½  cups organic beef stock
  • 1 cup dark beer
  • 1 tbsp. Cumin

Garnish: chopped cilantro, you can also top with avocado slices, cheese or low-fat sour cream.  If you like it spicy add chopped jalapenos. 

Sautee onions in the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat on the stove, until caramelized, about 10 minutes.  Add garlic and chipotle chilies.  Add ground buffalo and cook until meat is cooked through, about 5-8 minutes.  Add beef stock, beer, beans and tomatoes.  Cook until comes to a boil, lower heat to simmer and cook for about 30 minute.