Smoky Beef and Poblano Chili

  • Prepare time: 40 minutes
  • Cooking time: 45 minutes
  • Ready in: 1 hour 25 minutes

The fantastic taste comes from the smoky beef combine with poblano chili, fresh avocado, and lime juice. It’s spicy, sour and smooth taste offer in one bowl. Adding with squeeze the tomatoes over the beef, it makes more delicious all the time. The weeknight dinner will be an unforgettable moment, and your family will love it!

How to Make Smoky Beef and Poblano Chili

Smoky beef simmered with poblano chili it’s easy and quick recipe. Try to make this dish, you will feel like traveling in New Mexico. It takes 1 hour 25 minutes in cooking, you will get the awesome dish and made at your home. You don’t need to walk around the road to find the smoky beef and poblano chili. Curious how to make it? Prepare the ingredients and cooking tools and check the directions below.


  • 2 ½ pounds of ground beef, sliced
  • 3 cups of yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 cups of poblano peppers, chopped
  • 3 tbsp of chili powder
  • 3 tbsp of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp of ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp of chipotle chile powder
  • two bottles of Mexican lager (for about 12 oz)
  • 2 ½ tbsp of all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups of unsalted beef stock, sliced
  • ½ cup of fresh oregano
  • Two cans of plum tomatoes. peeled, drained, and crushed (for about 28 oz)
  • ¾ tsp of salt
  • one ripe avocado, diced
  • 2 tbsp of red Fresno chile, sliced (optional)
  • Cilantro spring


1Heat the oven over high heat and spray with cooking spray. Put the large medium skillet, add 1 ½ pounds of beef to the skillet. Cook for about 4 minutes until the beef browned. Don’t forget stirring continuously to get the crumbled beef. Remove and place in a bowl. Set aside. Do this action for one ¼ pound remaining beef.

2Use the same skillet, cook the onion, garlic, and poblano pepper for about 5 minutes. Stir occasionally. Add the cooked beef that readies before and stirs for a moment. Add the chipotle chili powder, ground cumin, and chili powder. Stir again for about 1 minute.

3Pour the crushed tomatoes and beer, stir quickly to loosen the browned bits for about 2 minutes. Then, add 3 ½ cups of beef stock to skillet and allow them boiled. While waiting the beef boiled, in a bowl mix remaining beef in flour, whisk them. Pour into skillet and stir constantly. Add the oregano, tomatoes, and salt. Allow them to boil.

4After boiling, reduce the heat over medium heat and cover it with lid. Wait for about 45 minutes until simmer. Stir occasionally. Then, remove from the heat and place in a bowl. Add diced avocado, fresh chiles, and cilantro over the top of beef. Your smoky beef and poblano chili are ready to enjoy.

It’s done! The easy recipe and not takes a long time. Serve in warm condition and enjoy it with rice, it makes more satiate.