Ground Beef Con Mole

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  • Yields: 4 cups
  • Start to Finish: 35 mins
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Ground Beef Con Mole
Ingredients
1
pound 85 percent lean ground beef
2
tablespoons canola oil or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon bottled minced garlic (6 cloves)
3/4
1/2
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
1/2
teaspoon kosher salt
3
tablespoons chopped dark chocolate or semisweet chocolate
2
tablespoons sesame seeds
1
tablespoon chili powder
2
teaspoons paprika
2
teaspoons dried Mexican oregano or dried oregano, crushed
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4
cup dry sherry
1/2
cup canned tomato sauce
1/2
cup canned yellow hominy, rinsed and drained
1/2
cup sliced pimento-stuffed green olives
1/2
cup snipped fresh cilantro
 
Kosher salt
Directions
  1. In a large skillet, cook ground beef over medium heat until brown, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks. Remove meat from skillet; drain off fat. Keep meat warm.
  2. In the same skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in sweet pepper, onion, and the 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook about 5 minutes or until pepper and onion are softened.
  3. Reduce heat to medium; stir in chocolate, sesame seeds, chili powder, paprika, oregano, cumin, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes or until spices are fragrant (be careful not to burn the mixture).
  4. Remove skillet from heat. Carefully stir in sherry. Return skillet to heat. Add cooked ground beef, the tomato sauce, hominy, and olives. Cook and stir until mixture is combined and thickened. Stir in cilantro. Season to taste with additional kosher salt.
Nutrition Facts (Ground Beef Con Mole)
    Per serving:
  • 120 kcal cal.,
  • 8 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 19 mg chol.,
  • 229 mg sodium,
  • 5 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 6 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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