Jamaican Jerk Beef and Bean Chili


Jamaican Jerk Beef and Bean Chili
Jamaican Jerk Beef and Bean Chili

Jamaican Jerk Beef and Bean Chili

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 6

A quick and easy Jamaican jerk themed beef and bean chili!

ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 1+ scotch bonnet pepper (or habanero pepper), finely diced
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 orange, juice and zest
  • 1 lime, juice and zest (or 2 tablespoons cider vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (or tamari)
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped (or 2 teaspoons dried thyme)
  • 1 tablespoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste
directions
  1. Cook the beef and onion in a large saucepan over medium-high heat, breaking the beef apart with a spoon as it cooks, before draining off any excess grease.
  2. Add the bell peppers and cook until just tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic, ginger and scotch bonnet pepper and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  4. Add the broth, beans, diced tomatoes, orange juice and zest, lime juice and zest, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, thyme, allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. (Note: You can simmer longer and the flavours will only get better!)
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!

Option: Serve over coconut rice! (Rice cooked in coconut milk instead of water!)
Option: Serve with crispy fried plantains!
Option: Serve with shredded cheese!
Option: Serve with sour cream!
Option: Serve with sliced pineapple!
Option: Serve with sliced green onions!
Option: Serve with limes.
Option: Add peas!

Nutrition Facts: Calories 436, Fat 17g (Saturated 6g, Trans 0.8g), Cholesterol 53mg, Sodium 853mg, Carbs 44g (Fiber 12g, Sugars 13g), Protein 27g

Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam



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