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Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

Use for hot dogs, nachos, baked potatoes, and much more! You may also substitute bacon grease for the oil.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the meat in a 4-qt dutch oven. When browned, pour off excess grease except for 2 Tablespoons.
  2. In a 2-qt mixing bowl, add water. Whisk in cornstarch until fully blended. Whisk in flour until fully blended. Whisk in tomato sauce until fully blended.
  3. Stir into the water mixture the chili powder, paprika, dried onion, cumin, garlic powder, black pepper and salt. Mix well.
  4. Add water mixture to meat in dutch oven.
  5. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer.
  6. Simmer 45-minutes. Stir well and scrape bottom of pot every 5-minutes to prevent burning. The chili will darken and thicken by the end of cooking.