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Buffalo Chipotle Chili in white bowl.

Buffalo Chipotle Chili

A second try at a scrumptious chili with buffalo and chipotle because you know what they say: If at first you don't succeed try again...with less peppers.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings



  • 1 pound ground buffalo
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo chopped
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 14.5 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 15 ounce can chili beans in sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 7 ounce can mild diced green chilies
  • 1/2 ounce unsweetened chocolate chopped


  • Brown buffalo meat in a heavy bottomed pot over medium heat. Strain. Set aside.
  • To the same pot that you cooked the meat in add the olive oil and onions. Cook 3 minutes. Return the meat to the pan and add in the remaining ingredients. Mix well. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for 2 hours.
  • Spoon into bowls and serve hot.


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Keywords: buffalo, chili, chipotle, comfort food, Food, gluten freen, ground buffalo, Recipe, soup