Supremely Hot Texas Chili

Michele Wallace


Given the fact that my hubby is from Texas, he requires some "heat" in our menu planning. So, I came up with this recipe, which he absolutely loves.

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2 1/2 - 3 Gallons (40-48 servings)


45 Min


2 Hr 30 Min


Stove Top


4 lb
sirloin or rump roast, cut into 1/4 inch cubes. fat removed.
4 lb
lean ground chuck or sirloin ground
2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
3 large
yellow onions, finely chopped
3 large
spanish olives, finely cut
8-10 clove
fresh garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
sweet green pepper, minced
4 Tbsp
ground cumin
1 Tbsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
oregano, dried
3 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
sweet basil
jalapeno peppers or serrano peppers, seeds removed, and chopped or you can leave seeds in for a hotter chili.
4 Tbsp
chili powder
3 (28oz) can(s)
crushed tomatoes
2 can(s)
rotel tomatoes with green chilies
1 can(s)
mild red enchilada sauce
1 can(s)
hot red enchilada sauce
1-2 can(s)
pinto chili beans or red kidney beans, or black beans
1 can(s)
beef broth
2 c
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
2 Tbsp
wine vinegar
3 tsp
tabasco sauce or your favorite hot sauce


shredded cheddar cheese
sour cream
tortilla chips
green onions or scallions


hard rolls with butter or cornbread with butter.

Directions Step-By-Step

In a heavy large seasoned pot, brown meat in small amount of extra virgin olive oil. Add onions, garlic and green peppers all together, stirring frequently. Meat should be light brown in color, and onions transparent.
Add all spices at once, as well as seasonings, stirring well.
Add crushed tomatoes, tomato sauces, enchilada sauces, and beef broth, stir well, and be careful not to bruise the sauce.
Cover and simmer on low heat for 1 1/2 hours. Add 2 cups water, brown sugar, vinegar, and tabasco sauce. Stirring occasionally.
Cook uncovered 1 hour longer, stirring frequently. Skim off accumulated fat. If beans are desired, add beans and juice to pot during last 30 minutes of cooking.
Serve hot in bowls with your choice of toppings. May be frozen for later use.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American