Tex Mex Lamb Chili


Featuring SunGold ground lamb - enjoy the rich flavor of lamb in this comforting chili.


Ingredients List:

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil
  • 1 lb (500 g) SunGold Ground Lamb
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 can (540 mL) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (398 mL) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped green onions

Preparation & Directions:

  • Heat oil in Dutch oven set over medium heat; cook lamb, onion, garlic and jalapeno for about 10 minutes or until browned.
  • Add tomatoes, beans, chili powder, cocoa, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 30 minutes or until thickened. Spoon into bowls; sprinkle with Cheddar and green onions.

Tip:

  • Double the recipe and portion into containers, then pop them into the freezer - this chili freezes well.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 60 minutes

Serves: 4