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Real Texas Chili

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“There are a million variations on chili, but only one true Texas-style chili. Once you eat this you'll find it difficult to eat the others. You can add pinto beans at the end, if you must, but you know we don't. This is very close to what we cook in the cookoffs--you don't think I'd post the actual recipe do you? :-) Note: Sazon Goya is a seasoning made from coriander and annato and adds flavor and color. You can find it in the Mexican section of most grocery stores, but you can omit it if you can't find it. Sazon is the seasoning, Goya the brand; Accent brand also makes a Sazon seasoning.”
1hr 50mins
4 quarts

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef in oil until beef is gray, do not drain. Add broths, tomato sauce, and boullion cubes and bring to a boil. Add First Dump and reduce heat to a slow simmer. Cover and simmer for one hour.
  2. Add Second Dump and adjust liquid with more broth if necessary. You don't want it too thin, you want a nice thick "gravy" to your chili. Cover and cook another 30 minutes.
  3. Add Third Dump, cook about 5-10 minutes longer and serve.

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