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Texas Red Chili Recipe

Looking for an easy Texas Red Chili recipe? Learn how to make Texas Red Chili using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jmsedlak

Makes 16 servings



Adapted from 'Secrets to Cooking TexMex' cookbook. Makes 16 (1 cup) servings

Recipe Ingredients for Texas Red Chili

2 pounds Ground Beef, 80% lean meat / 20% fat
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 large green pepper, finely chopped
1 large onion, yellow, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped finely
3 tablespoons Chili Powder
1 tablespoon Ground cumin
1 tablespoon Ground oregano
1 tablespoon Ground coriander
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups Tomato puree
5 cups water

Recipe Directions for Texas Red Chili

  1. Brown ground beef in Chili Pot over medium high heat. Drain.

  2. Add Olive Oil, Butter, Green Pepper, Onion and Jalapeno. Saute for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium.

  3. Add Chili Powder, Cumin, Oregano, Coriander, Garlic, Salt and Pepper. Stir to fully combine.

  4. SLOWLY add flour to pot, stirring frequently to prevent burning. Allow flour to brown for a few minutes, to develop flavor (if desired.)

  5. De-glaze the pan using the Water. Add Tomato Puree. Reduce heat to medium low. Cook, uncovered, for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes.

  6. If desired: Serve with jalapeņo cornbread. Top with grated cheddar cheese and raw, chopped yellow onion.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, Soup, American, American-Southwestern, Super Bowl, Simmer, Slow Cook

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 195.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
178
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
54mg
18%
Sodium
521mg
22%
Potassium
426mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
8.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
18.6g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 3% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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