To prepare the Mole Chili I needed Mole sauce which is a rich, dark sauce made primarily with chiles and used in Mexican cooking. There are many variations on how to prepare this sauce, some of which have over 100 ingredients!
This recipe was done more as a quick down and dirty recipe (i.e. I just used chocolate chips instead of Mexican chocolate) and not as an authentic Mole sauce. It added just the flavor and texture that I wanted for the chili and it was still incredibly flavorful. Not only can this sauce be used as an ingredient in chili, but you can also serve it over enchiladas or burritos. I only needed 1 cup of sauce for the Mole Chili - so I divided the remaining two portions and froze them to use in another recipe.
If you get a chance to use a really good dark chocolate or can score some Mexican chocolate it will really make a difference in the finished product.