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Alamo Texas Chili

Bring the authentic flavors of the cattle range to your kitchen with our Alamo Blend Chili Seasoning! Just add beef, onions, tomatoes beans, and simmer for a signature Texas-style chili.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: South Western
Keyword: Chili, Chili con Carne, Texas Chili
Servings: 8


  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Lb Ground beef or diced short rib meat
  • 1-1/2 Cup Onions Diced
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Minced
  • 1-2 Cans Kidney or Pinto Beans 14 oz
  • 1 Can Crushed Tomatoes 14 oz
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1 Bottle Amber to Dark Beer
  • 2 Oz Nomad Alamo Chili Blend
  • 1-2 Oz Nomad Mole Spice Blend Optional but Yummy!
  • Chipotle Powder, New Mexico Hatch Chili Powder, or Cayenne Pepper To taste
  • 2 tbsp Green Onion Chopped for Garnish


  • Heat vegetable oil in a large pot or dutch oven over medium high heat.  Add onion and garlic, sweat for 1 minute. Add meat, stirring often until meat is cooked. Add the beer to the pot and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Add Alamo Chili Seasoning & Mole Blend, cook for 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, water, and bay leaf. Cover and cook for 45 minutes.
  • Add beans with liquid from the can & chili powder to taste. For a smokey flavor, add Chipotle, for extra heat add Cayenne, or for a mild chili flavor, add New Mexico Hatch Chili, then cook for another 20 minutes uncovered. 
  • Ladle chili into bowls or crocks and garnish with green onion, shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream. For a real "Prairie Feast", serve with jalapeno corn bread - Yee-Haw!  


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