Smokey Chipotle Chili

Smokey Chipotle Chili

I love all types of chili and this Smokey Chipotle Chili is a favorite (all chili is a favorite for me right?) Love the new flavors this introduces, I bet you will too!
Course Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 281kcal


  • 1 lb . ground beef
  • 6 oz . chorizo
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 chipotle pepper with juice minced
  • 1 28 oz can whole tomatoes
  • 4 15 15 oz cans beans; mix it up and use your favorites - kidney black beans, pinto and chili, etc. - do not drain
  • Spices - mix all spices together a in small bowl set aside
  • 1 tablespoon dry yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • In a large pot over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons olive oil, & the onions. Saute the onions until soft, stirring occasionally about 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic, saute about 30 seconds until it just becomes fragrant. Add the ground beef, chorizo & chipotle pepper and saute until the meat is browned.
  • Add the spices to the meat mixture and toast the spices for two minutes, stirring them frequently. Toasting the spices will enhance their flavor.
  • Add the tomatoes and the beans and bring the pot to a boil, reduce to low, cover and simmer for one hour, stirring occasionally.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 632mg | Potassium: 546mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 10.9mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 4mg