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Texas Chili

Get a burst of flavor from this traditional Texas style chili, better known in Texas as "bowl of red." Skill Level: Intermediate

10 min Prep
125 min Total
price per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 382
Protein 34.0g
Total Carbohydrates 14.4g
Dietary Fiber 2.9g
Net Carbohydrates 11.5g
Sugar 4.1g
Total Fat 17.4g
Saturated Fat 3.9g
Trans Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 114.8mg
Sodium 241.6mg
SmartPoints® 9.0


  • 3 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick California Style Garlic Powder with Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red (cayenne) pepper
  • 2 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups low-sodium beef broth or stock
  • 1 1/2 cups beer
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons water


  1. For the spice blend, mix the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder with parsley, oregano, black pepper, seasoned salt and red pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. For the chili, heat the larger portion of oil in a large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add the beef, then brown on all sides. Remove beef, then set aside.
  3. Heat remaining oil in the saucepan. Add the onion, and cook and stir 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in the browned beef, spice blend, beef broth, beer and tomato paste. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, then simmer 1 to 1½ hours, stirring occasionally.
  5. Mix the flour and water in a small bowl until smooth.
  6. Slowly stir the flour mixture into the chili.
  7. Simmer 15 minutes or until desired thickness.

Price Per Serving based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing

Photo Credit: McCormick Spice Company