This dish has quite a few interesting ingredients. The flavors come together to make a delicious chili.
- Heat canola oil in a large, nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions, garlic, and beef pieces and sauté for about 10 minutes, or until meat is well browned.
- Stir in the tomatoes, beer, coffee, and pancake syrup. Then stir in the seasonings (chili powder, cumin, cocoa, oregano, cayenne pepper, and coriander). Stir in the beans.
- Cover pot, reduce heat to low, and simmer for about an hour.
- Top each serving with a sprinkle of reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese and fresh chopped green onion, if desired.