Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is Texas style chili with beans. This is my own recipe and it comes from my website, Smoked 'n Grilled. I tweaked this until it's just the way I like it! If you want it mild, then leave out the cayenne, but leave the black pepper in, because black pepper is very healthy for you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large stock pot, brown the ground beef along with the onion and garlic. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring it to a boil.
  2. Once it boils, reduce the heat and simmer for an hour covered.
  3. Skim off any grease on the top.
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A good hearty chili; but be warned - even with cutting back it is HOT. So if you are a spice lover this is the chili for you. I did make 2 changes that I on't think changed the flavor but was done for ease of prep on my part. After frying the meat, dumped it all in the crock pot on high for 4 hours, the last hour removed the lid for it to thicken. I also left out the can of black beans as I didn't have one. This all worke out well and dinner was ready when DH got home. Served with Smoked Bacon & Onion Sweet Cornbread for an easy but complete dinner. Made for Spring PAC 2012

Bonnie G #2 April 04, 2012