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Lamb Black Bean Chili

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very thick, flavorful chili that will keep you feeling satisfied for a long time."
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40 m servings 571
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir lamb, onion, and garlic together in the hot skillet until lamb is completely browned, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Stir black beans, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, refried black beans, green chiles, cocoa powder, chili powder, cumin, chicken bouillon, and cayenne pepper with the lamb mixture; cook until the beans are tender, 20 to 30 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • This is a very thick chili. If you prefer thinner, add water to the bouillon.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 571 calories; 18.5 65.1 40.1 76 3049 Full nutrition

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We used white onion instead of red and left out the coco powder. I added a jalepeno, more beans, and more crushed tomato. Went great with corn bread and was very filling as stated!

Amazing! Great flavor! This came out a bit spicy, so if you want to tone down the spice, keep that in mind. I served mine with feta and it was a huge hit! Great recipe! Thank you!

Followed some of the others recommendations, added a can of kidney beans and used green chili salsa in place of green chilis, I added a cup of water so I could dissolve the chicken bouillon, it'...

will probably add a half pound more ground lamb next time . Thick and flavorful it was . Thanks for the recipe .