True Texas Chili Con Carne

Top Review by Mike S.

This recipe is the first Chili Con Carne I've ever made that didn't have beans. I followed this recipe to the letter except I included the seeds from the jalapeno chilies because I prefer my Chili to have some heat. This has to be the best Chili I've made or tasted. The red onions at the end add a very nice sweet and crunchy texture in your mouth too. The only thing I will do the next time I make this recipe - make a loaf of toasted garlic bread on the side. This one is a keeper for my next Poker night.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in 6-quart saucepan.
  2. Add ground beef, onions and garlic and saute until meat is browned.
  3. Stir in next 7 ingredients and bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, about 45-55 minutes.
  4. Taste and season with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper, if desired.
  5. Ladle into bowls.
  6. Garnish with cheese, onion and avocado, if desired.

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