Tasty Tex-Mex Style Chili

Amy H.


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


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15 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 large
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 can(s)
    diced green chilies, undrained
  • 6 c
  • 2 can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 2 can(s)
    dark kidney beans
  • 2 can(s)
    light kidney beans
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 pinch
    ground red pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 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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