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Ancho Macho Chili

Low Carbohydrate Recipe

For a more distinctive flavor in Ancho Macho Chili, use Mexican-style chili powder available gourmet spices.

Ancho chili for Ancho Macho Chili


5 pounds boneless beef chuck stew meat
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black beans
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
1 medium onion, chopped
3 tablespoons ancho chili powder
1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles (14 1/2 oz)
3/4 cup dry red wine(or chicken broth)
4 large roasted garlic cloves, minced

Recipe Directions

Heat oven to 325 degrees.

Toss beef with salt and pepper. Heat 1-1/2 teaspoons oil in a Dutch oven over high heat. Add one-third of the beef and brown on all sides, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and repeat two more times with beef and oil.

Add the last 1-1/2 teaspoons oil to Dutch oven and cook onion until lightly browned. Stir in chile powder, tomatoes, wine and garlic; bring to a simmer.

Return beef and accumulated juices to Dutch oven. Cover and bake 2 1/2 hours, stirring once halfway through cooking time, until beef is very tender.

Helpful Hints

  1. For a more distinctive flavor, use Mexican-style chili powder.
  2. Jarred roasted garlic cloves can be found in well stocked supermarkets.

Nutrition Information

This recipe yields 8 servings.

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