Jalapenos are a terrific way to add a little extra flavor to your dish. In this delicious comforting recipe you get to choose what level of spice you want to take it to. For a mild chili stick with just one small jalapeno and remove the seeds.

Recipe by: Karina with Cafe Delites

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 large yellow onions diced
  • 1 green pepper (capsicum) diced
  • 1-2 jalapeño peppers finely chopped (with seeds)
  • 8 cloves garlic, chopped or minced (or 2 tablespoons minced garlic)
  • 2 pounds (1 kg) ground beef mince
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1-2 tablespoons chili powder (adjust to your tastes)
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika (or sweet paprika)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon cayenne (adjust to your tastes)
  • 14 ounces (410 g) can crushed tomatoes
  • 15 ounces (420 g) can tomato sauce 
  • 2 cups (500 ml) beef or chicken broth
  • 28 ounces (800 g) cans kidney beans, drained
  • 14 ounces (400 g) can black beans, drained
Toppings:
  • Sour Cream
  • Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • Sliced Jalapeños
  • Chopped Green Onions
  • Fresh Cilantro Leaves

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The featured image is a stock photo by Basheer Tome meant to represent this dish.