San Antonio Chili Con Carne

Karen Thiemermann


My family has had it's chili recipes for many years. As they vary slightly from one kitchen to the next, I came up with a recipe that combines them all into one big pot of love!

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6 to 8
1 Hr
3 Hr


2 lb
ground beef or diced stew meat; (try venison if you can)
1 c
diced onion
3 Tbsp
minced fresh garlic
1 can(s)
diced fire roasted tomatoes with liquid
1/4 c
chili powder
1 Tbsp
ground cumin
1 Tbsp
1 tsp
1 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp
oregano, dried
2 c
chicken broth, unsalted
2 c
beef broth, reduced sodium


1Brown meat; add onions and garlic and saute lightly; stir in spices; add tomatoes and broth; bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 2 to 3 hours. * Adjust spices to desired heat level; serve with fresh chopped cilantro, onion, shredded cheese, sour cream, corn chips. You can also add a can of pinto or kidney beans if you like.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy