Pedernales River Chili

Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

The book, Chili-Lovers' Cook Book, is a collection of chili recipes compiled from many different sources, including cookoffs, community cookbooks, and more. This recipe's source is a Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson of Stonewall, Texas. :-)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place meat, onion and garlic in a large, heavy frying pan or Dutch oven; cook unti light coloured.
  2. Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer for about 1 hour; skim off fat during cooking.


Most Helpful

This is a good chili. We like it because it is easy to make, lower in fat, and tastes very good. Lyndon Johnson loved the greasy kind of chili, but Mrs Johnson reduced the fat in this recipe after his heart attack. This is recipe is probably as healthy as chili gets. Thanks for posting this one.

Miss Annie July 05, 2002

Very very tasty and very very easy. We like our chili a little spicier but this was delicious.

Lizard1 January 25, 2004

This was good but I found it a little bland. It was spicy enough but not flavorful enough for me.

Ilysse January 19, 2008

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