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Need dinner plans? Try this Aztec chili!

1 H 10 M 8
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Aztec Chili

Beef, Flavors Of Fall, One-Pot Wonder, Soup & Chili

Need dinner plans? Try this Aztec chili!

1 H 10 M


Need dinner plans? Try this Aztec chili!


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 fresh poblano pepper, finely diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • ½ tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 32 oz chicken stock
  • (1) 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • (1) 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • (1) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a heavy bottom stock pot, heat oil over medium-high heat and cook beef for 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Strain and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, heat the remaining oil and add onion, garlic, poblano and pepper. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Stir in cocoa powder, cumin, oregano, cinnamon and cayenne. Add broth and tomatoes. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer covered for 10 minutes, or until beef is tender.
  4. Stir in pumpkin, beans, and salt and black pepper, heat through.
  5. If desired, top with fresh cilantro, tortilla strips and sour cream.