Chipotle Beef Chili square | 2 Cookin Mamas


This Chipotle Beef Chili is a classic American chili with a Mexican twist. Ground chipotle and black beans are added to a delicious beef chili which is taken up a notch with the addition of beer. Makes a hearty wholesome dinner or topping for your favorite hot dogs for the big game.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keywords beef, chili, chipotle, dinner, recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 207 kcal
Author Linda Warren


  • 1-1/2 to 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 32 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 15 oz can kidney beans drained & rinsed
  • 15 oz can black beans drained & rinsed
  • 15 oz can corn kernels drained
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2-3 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground chipotle (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 12 oz beer
  • Garnish: chopped onions, shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a large pot, brown ground beef, onion, green pepper and garlic until beef is thoroughly cooked.

  2. Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Simmer, uncovered, on stove top for 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve in individual bowls topped with chopped onions and shredded cheddar cheese.

Recipe Notes

If cooking in a crockpot, brown beef, onions, peppers and garlic in a large skillet, making sure beef is cooked thoroughly.

Place in crockpot, add remaining ingredients, stir together, cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 207 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 856mg36%
Potassium 958mg27%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 9g36%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 1185IU24%
Vitamin C 31.1mg38%
Calcium 97mg10%
Iron 4.4mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.