Tuck Into National Chili Month With This Recipe!

overhead photo of a bowl of chili with cheese and green onions

Indulge in this easy southwestern beef chili this October!

Did you know that October is National Chili Month? Not only is this Southwestern Beef Chili recipe easy to prepare, but it’s perfect for October! The fall brings cooler weather which commands the need for warming, cozy food for those dark nights.

Tuck into some delicious chili tonight!

Gather:

  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1⁄2 lb extra lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 (4 ounce) can canned diced green chiles
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1⁄2 cup corn kernel
  • 1⁄2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil

Make:

Add olive oil to a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add carrots, onion, garlic, salt. Stir for approx. 3 minutes until onion browning.
Add the beef, break it up with a wooden spoon, and cook until no longer pink. Approx. 3 to 5 minutes.
Add tomato paste and cook. Stir until it is slightly darkened, 1 minute.
Add beans, green chiles, chili powder, beef broth, and ½ teaspoon of salt.
Simmer over medium heat until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
Add corn in.
Divide among bowls and top with the cheddar and scallions!

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