Total Time
9hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 9 hrs

This chili recipe containes beer which is a meat tenderizer. It also enhances the flavor of chili.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine beef, pork and flour; toss to coat meat evenly.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot; brown meat.
  3. Place browned meat into slow cooker along with all other ingredients; mix well.
  4. Cook on low setting for 7 to 9 hours or until beef and pork are fork-tender.
Most Helpful

I used this before with beans and it was pretty good. However since then I have tweaked it alittle. I left the beans out and added a jar of pace picante. I also added more of the hot stuff. What ever I may have around. Hot sauce,more,chili powder or cheyenne. Thanks you Audrey

5 5

Loved it. I used ground beef and ground pork though. Added fresh minced cilantro to bowl just before serving.

4 5

It did need quite a bit of tweaking. Namely, no Texas Chili has beans. Second, using a salsa isn't bad, but a true Texas Chili would use Pace Picante, made right here in Texas. Contrary to the name, Old El Paso derives from Minneapolis, way the he@# up north in Minnesota. Overall, this recipe is quite good. Most of the time I won't even consider a Texas Chili that lists beans in it's ingrediants. They are mostly posers. Good job on this one!