Texas Chili
Food and Drink

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Texas Chili

"Get a burst of flavor from this traditional Texas style chili, better known in Texas as “bowl of red.”"

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour 55 minutes Serves: 6 Serving Size: 1 cup


For the Spice Blend:

3 tablespoons McCormick® Chili Powder

1 teaspoon McCormick® Cumin, Ground

1 teaspoon McCormick® California Style Garlic Powder with Parsley

1 teaspoon McCormick® Oregano Leaves

1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Coarse Ground

1/2 teaspoon Lawry’s® Seasoned Salt

1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Red Pepper, Ground


For the Chili:

3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

2 pounds boneless beef chuck, cut into 1-inch cubes

1 cup chopped onion

1 14-ounce can beef broth

1 12-ounce can beer

1 6-ounce can tomato paste

1 tablespoon flour

2 tablespoons water

For the Spice Blend, mix all ingredients in small bowl. Set aside. 

For the Chili, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add beef; brown on all sides. Remove beef; set aside. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in saucepan. Add onion; cook and stir 3 minutes.

Stir in browned beef, spice blend, beef broth, beer and tomato paste. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Mix flour and water until smooth. Slowly stir into chili. Simmer 15 minutes or until desired thickness. Serve with shredded cheese and sliced green onions, if desired.