Outback Style Lamb Chili

Outback Style Lamb Chili

By: Roxanne C. - California - 2014 Recipe Contest Submission

This is a Door County Coffee Fan recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Cafe.



Featured ingredient: Elite Espresso 10 oz. Bag Ground

  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 pound lean ground lamb
  • 8 ounces peeled sweet potato, cut into small dice
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp minced ginger root
  • 1 tsp green curry paste
  • 2 C. freshly brewed Door County Espresso
  • 1 can (28 oz.) diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 can (15 oz.) garbanzo beans, drained
  • 2 green onions, minced
  • garnish- plain yogurt and snipped cilantro


  1. Heat the oil in a 2 quart pot over medium high heat.
  2. Add the lamb and next 5 ingredients.
  3. Cook, stirring breaking up the lamb into crumbles until the meat is not longer pink, 3-5 minutes.
  4. Add the Espresso, tomatoes and beans and bring to a boil.
  5. Lower the heat and cook 10 minutes or till the sweet potatoes are tender.
  6. Stir in the onions.
  7. Garnish each serving with a dollop of yogurt and a sprinkling of cilantro. ​

Serves 6