FCL Publix Recipes: Mole-Style Chili with Smoky Caesar Salad

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Mole-Style Chili with Smoky Caesar Salad

Servings: 4
Total Time: 45 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
 
Cooking Sequence
 
Prepare chili and begin to simmer (10 minutes)
Prepare salad 5 minutes before chili is complete; serve (35 minutes)
 
Cooking Instructions
 
Smoky Caesar Salad
 
Ingredients
 
2 ears fresh corn
1 (10-oz) Caesar salad kit
2 teaspoons chipotle hot sauce
1/2 cup smoked sun-dried tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1 ripe Hass avocado, coarsely chopped
 
Steps
 
Slice corn from cobs (about 1 1/2 cups) into salad bowl; scrape cobs with back of knife to release remaining juices. Add dressing packet from salad kit and hot sauce to corn; stir until blended.
 
Chop tomatoes; peel, pit, and chop avocado. Add to bowl with remaining salad kit ingredients; toss to coat.
 
Serve.
 
Mole-Style Chili
 
Ingredients
 
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup prediced yellow onions
1 lb lean ground beef, 7% fat
1 (1.25-oz) package chili seasoning
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 (15-oz) cans reduced-sodium black beans, drained
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 (10-oz) cans fire-roasted diced tomatoes with green chiles
1/2 cup strong cold-brewed coffee
4 cups beef stock (or broth)
2 oz dark chocolate
1 ripe Hass avocado, coarsely chopped
 
Steps
 
Preheat large stockpot on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place oil and onions in pot; cook and stir 3–4 minutes or until onions are tender. Add beef, seasoning, pumpkin pie spice, and sugar; cook 4–5 minutes, stirring to crumble meat, and until no pink remains.
 
Drain beans. Stir in tomato paste, tomatoes, coffee, beans, and stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low; simmer 30 minutes (or 1 hour). Break chocolate into pieces; stir in during last 5 minutes of cook time until melted and sauce has thickened. Peel, pit, and chop avocado. Top chili with avocado; serve. (Makes 8 servings.)
 
Aprons Advice
 
Complete your meal with your favorite chili toppings such as avocado, shredded cheese, sour cream, and cilantro, and fruit parfaits for dessert.
 
This is a non-traditional chili that is slightly bitter. Add 1 tablespoon additional brown sugar for a sweeter taste.

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