tasty tex-mex style chili

★★★★★ 1
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By Amy H.
from Detroit, MI

This makes a delicious chili. Perfect on a cold Fall night. In the picture I've used ground turkey instead of beef.

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For tasty tex-mex style chili

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 lg
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 can
    diced green chilies, undrained
  • 6 c
    water
  • 2 can
    diced tomatoes
  • 2 can
    dark kidney beans
  • 2 can
    light kidney beans
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    cumin
  • 1 pinch
    ground red pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 c
    white corn meal

How To Make tasty tex-mex style chili

  • 1
    In Dutch oven, brown ground beef with onion, chilies and garlic. Drain off excess grease.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients and stir to blend. Bring just to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.
  • 3
    Thicken by slowly sprinkling and stirring in around 1/4 cup white corn meal. This measurement is not precise, so use a bit more or less if needed.
  • 4
    Ladle into bowls and garnish with crushed Fritos corn chips or crackers, shredded cheese, sour cream and green onion if desired.
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