American Cantina Chili

Recipe by PalatablePastime

I don't usually make chili with ground beef, but I like this one. Spice it up if you like it hotter. I like the flavor of the jalapenos coming through in this one, so I eat it as is.

Top Review by Lavender Lynn

We unfortunately had to leave out the jalapenos because one of us can't stand heat, but we got a pan of chili we could all truly enjoy. (The menfolk had their bottle of pepper sauce to comfort them.) Bottom line, this is a hearty Southwestern chili that's filling as well as tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef in oil with onions and garlic; drain.
  2. Stir in beer, tomatoes, jalapeno slices, tomato sauce, bouillon cubes, salt, sugar, pepper, and cumin.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 35-45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Mix in chili powder and beans, and cook over medium heat, until beans are heated.
  5. Serve hot with tortilla chips or crackers and hot sauce on the side, if desired.

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