This flavorful and hearty Slow Cooker Chipotle Ale Chili with it's little kick of heat will soon become a family favorite!
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Slow Cooker Chipotle Ale Chili

This flavorful and hearty Slow Cooker Chipotle Ale Chili with it's little kick of heat will soon become a family favorite.
Course Slow Cooker
Servings 6
Calories 274kcal
Author Carrie Robinson

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 12 oz bottle of a medium or dark ale I used a bourbon ale.
  • 15 oz can of black beans drained and rinsed
  • 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce chopped + 2 tbsp of the adobo sauce
  • Sour cream shredded cheese, and fresh avocado for topping

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a medium skillet. Once the oil is heated add the onion, green pepper, and garlic. Saute for 2-3 minutes. Place the veggies into your slow cooker.
  • In the same pan over medium-high heat, quickly brown the ground beef. You do not have to cook it all the way through. Add the browned beef to the slow cooker as well.
  • Pour in the bottle of ale, black beans, crushed tomatoes, and chili powder.
  • Puree the chopped adobo pepper and sauce with the apple cider vinegar, and then add to the slow cooker. Mix the ingredients well.
  • Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours.
  • To serve- ladle into bowls and top with sour cream, shredded cheese, and avocado, if desired.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 575mg | Potassium: 983mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 19.9% | Vitamin C: 38.5% | Calcium: 9.2% | Iron: 29.8%