Spicy Cocoa Beef Chili

Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 2-3 hours Servings: 6-8


2 Tbsp coconut oil

2 cups onion, diced

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 lbs ground beef

1 tsp dried oregano

2 Tbsp chili powder

2 Tbsp ground cumin

1 1/2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp ground allspice 1 tsp salt

1 can (6oz) tomato paste 1 can (14.5oz) fire-roasted tomatoes

1 can (14.5oz) beef broth

1 cup water


– Heat coconut oil in a large pot or heavy saucepan over medium heat.

– Add onion and saute until soft and translucent, about 7 minutes.

– Add garlic and saute until fragrant.

– Using your hands, crumble the ground beef into the pan. Mix well, stirring and pressing the lumps with a wooden spoon and cook until beef is no longer pink.

– Meanwhile, crush oregano into small bowl in between your fingers to release the flavor. Add chili powder, cocoa, cumin, allspice and salt. Mix well.

– Add this mixture to the pot. Stir.

– Stir in tomato paste and cook for about 2 minutes.

– Stir in fire-roasted tomatoes including its juice, beef broth and water. Stir gently. Bring mixture to a boil.

– Reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer over low heat for at least 2 hours.

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