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Easy No Bean Chili


  • Author: Kate Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 55 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 pounds ground chuck beef
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups canned chopped tomato with their juices
  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 cup beef broth, plus extra to loosen if needed

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large deep skillet. Add onions and saute until just tender, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add beef and break up with a wooden spoon. Saute until browned.
  3. Add all spices and stir. Add tomato paste, tomatoes and beef broth and stir again.
  4. Simmer for about 45 minutes, adding additional beef broth if needed to loosen it up and stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve with your choice of toppings!