Texas Firehouse Chili

Posted: March 27, 2018 in Recipes
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chilliThis no-bean chili is similar to dishes entered into firehouse chili cook-offs all over Texas.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutes

Total: 8 hours 15 minutes
Serves: 4



1 lb. cubed lean beef
2 Tbsp. onion powder
1 Tbsp. garlic powder
2 Tbsp. Mexican-style chili powder
1 Tbsp. paprika
½ tsp. oregano
½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
½ tsp. ground white pepper
½ tsp. cayenne pepper
½ tsp. ground chipotle pepper
8 oz. tomato sauce
½ cup chopped cilantro
4 lime wedges


Step 1

Quickly brown the beef in a nonstick skillet. Drain off any excess grease.

Step 2

Add the meat and all of the remaining ingredients to a 4-quart slow cooker. Cook on low up to 10 hours. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with a lime wedge.

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