Chilli Colorado Recipe

Chili Colorado is a traditional Mexican dish made with tender chunks of beef simmered in a rich and flavorful red chili sauce. The sauce is made from a combination of dried red chilies, garlic, onions, and spices, which are blended together and then cooked with the beef until it becomes tender and infused with the delicious flavors. This hearty and spicy dish is perfect for chilly nights and is often served with rice, beans, and warm tortillas.

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Ingredients for Chilli Colorado Recipe

  • 0.40 pound Beef Stew Meat, Cut Into Chunks
  • 1.20 Dried Red Chilies
  • 0.80 cloves Cloves Of Garlic
  • 1/5 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/5 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/5 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Oil For Cooking
  • as needed Water For Soaking And Cooking

Directions: Chilli Colorado Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by soaking the dried red chilies in hot water for about 20 minutes until they become soft.
  • STEP 2.In a blender, combine the soaked chilies, garlic, onions, cumin, oregano, and a little bit of water. Blend until smooth.
  • STEP 3.In a large pot, heat some oil over medium-high heat and add the beef chunks. Brown the beef on all sides.
  • STEP 4.Pour the chili sauce over the beef and add enough water to cover the meat. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 2-3 hours until the beef is tender.
  • STEP 5.Once the beef is tender, season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the Chili Colorado with rice, beans, and warm tortillas.
  • STEP 6.For storage, let the Chili Colorado cool completely before transferring it to an airtight container. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • STEP 7.To reheat, simply warm it up on the stovetop or in the microwave. Serve it with fresh toppings like chopped cilantro, diced onions, and a squeeze of lime juice.

Cooking Tips

  • For a spicier version, you can add some chopped jalapenos or chili powder to the sauce.
  • If you prefer a thicker sauce, you can add a tablespoon of cornstarch mixed with water to the pot and simmer until it thickens.
  • To save time, you can use pre-made chili sauce instead of making it from scratch.
  • For a vegetarian version, you can substitute the beef with tofu or your favorite vegetables.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Chili Colorado in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Serve the Chili Colorado with rice, beans, and warm tortillas for a complete meal.
  • Garnish with fresh toppings like chopped cilantro, diced onions, and a squeeze of lime juice for added flavor.
Nutrition
value
581
calories per serving
37 g Fat53 g Protein9 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    37g
  • Protein
    53g
  • Carbs
    9g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    9g
  • Protein
    53g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    37g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    111mg
  • Iron
    9mg
  • Vitamin A
    2023mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    14mg
  • Vitamin B6
    1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    81mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    46mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    135mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    560mg
  • Selenium
    31mcg
  • Zinc
    12mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp