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Hearty Beef and Bangers Chili

beef and bangers chili topped with chopped parsley served in a grey soup bowl.  chunks of bread and lime wedges on the side

PC Free From Bangers Pork Sausages

Hearty Beef and Bangers Chili

Squares of dark chocolate might seem like an unexpected addition to chili, but we’ve got good reaso...

Squares of dark chocolate might seem like an unexpected addition to chili, but we’ve got good reason: The slight bitterness of the cocoa offsets the sweetness of the tomato sauce and cuts the richness of the meat, giving this chili perfectly balanced layers of flavour.

  • Level: Easy
  • Preparation: 21 mins
  • Ready in: 40 mins
  • Serves: 12
  • Dish Type: American
  • Season: Spring
  • Course: Main
  • Main Ingredient: Lean Ground Beef
  • Calories

    300 cal

  • Total Fat

    16 g

  • Saturated Fat

    6 g

  • Sodium

    740 mg

  • Total Carbohydrate

    25 g

  • Dietary Fiber

    8 g

  • Sugars

    4 g

  • Protein

    19 g

Hearty Beef and Bangers Chili

beef and bangers chili topped with chopped parsley served in a grey soup bowl.  chunks of bread and lime wedges on the side

PC Free From Bangers Pork Sausages

  • Calories

    300 cal

  • Total Fat

    16 g

  • Saturated Fat

    6 g

  • Sodium

    740 mg

  • Total Carbohydrate

    25 g

  • Dietary Fiber

    8 g

  • Sugars

    4 g

  • Protein

    19 g

How to make

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (25 mL)

    Olive oil
  • 450 g

    PC®Free From®Lean Ground Beef
  • 3

    PC® Free From®Bangers Pork Sausages (about 300 g total)
  • 3

    Stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2

    Onions, finely chopped
  • 1

    Jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1

    Sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 3

    Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL)

    Ground cumin
  • 2 tsp (10 mL)

    Ground coriander
  • 1 tsp (5 mL)

    Dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL)

    Cinnamon
  • 2 cans (540 mL each)

    PC®Organics Bean Medley
  • 1 pkg (900 mL)

    PC® Blue Menu®Beef Broth
  • 1 can (796 mL)

    Whole tomatoes, with juices
  • 10

    PC®85% Cocoa Solids Extra Dark Chocolate (about 40 g total), squares
  • 5 ml (1 c. à thé)

    Each salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL)

    Chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL)

    Fresh lime juice

How to make

  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp oil in large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add beef and sausages; cook, stirring and breaking up into small pieces with spoon, until browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer with slotted spoon to large bowl. Drain fat from pan; discard.

  • Step 2

    Heat remaining 1 tbsp oil in same saucepan over medium heat. Add celery, onions, jalapeño and red pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 8 to 10 minutes. Add garlic, cumin, coriander, oregano and cinnamon; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Stir in beans, broth, tomatoes with juices and beef mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer; cook, stirring frequently and breaking up tomatoes with spoon, until slightly thickened, 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Stir in chocolate, salt and pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted, about 2 minutes. Stir in cilantro and lime juice.

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