Traditional Texas Chili
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Traditional Texas Chili

Submitted by: Lisa Gibbs

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 1 Hour

Servings: 8

You can make this as hot or mild as you like.


  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 med. onion
  • 2 garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano, ground, organic
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 3 tbs. chili powder
  • 14 oz. stewed tomatoes, canned
  • 1 lbs. tomato
  • 2 c. water
  • 1 med. green bell pepper
  • 2 jalapeno pepper
  • sea salt to taste


Brown ground beef in a large pot or skillet. Add diced onion and minced garlic. Sear together, then add oregano, cumin, chili powder, stewed and diced tomatoes, and hot water. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Add diced green pepper and diced jalapenos. Salt to taste and cook for 15 minutes.