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Texas Chili

This Texas Chili is a hearty beef chili that will warm you up (and fill you up) on cold days. The large chunks of beef are melt-in-your-mouth tender!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Chili, Texas Chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 12
Calories 234kcal
Author Echo Blickenstaff


For garnish (optional)


  • Heat oil in large skillet. Add beef and brown on all sides.
  • Drain well and put beef into a large stock pot.
  • Add garlic, chili powder, salt, oregano, cumin, red chili paste, and beef broth.
  • Stir well and bring to a boil.
  • Cover and simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add cornmeal and beans. Simmer uncovered for 30 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Garnish with sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 789mg | Potassium: 504mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 795IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 3mg