Looking for a great-tasting Texas-style chili? This is the recipe for you! Try it with our organic ground beef for a next-level dinner experience!








  • 3 lbs ground beef
  • 6 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 T chili powder (add more, if you dare)
  • 3 T oregano, dried
  • 3 T cumin, ground
  • 1/2 to 1-1/2 tsp cayenne (this is the heat – adjust up or down)
  • 1 to 2 tsp salt (kosher or coarse sea salt)
  • 1/3 C cornmeal (coarse is really good)
  • 1/3 C cold, freshwater
  • 1 to 1-1/2 qt cold, freshwater






  1. Brown the meat – dry it out a bit
  2. Add the chili powder, cumin powder, oregano, cayenne and garlic and mix well
  3. Add 1 to 1-1/2 qt. cold, fresh water just to cover the meat
  4. Bring to a boil for one minute, then turn down the heat and
  5. Simmer for 1-1/2 hrs.
  6. Add 1 to 2 tsp salt (taste as you add – the chili will sweeten with the addition of the salt, but you do not want it ‘salty’)
  7. Make a paste of 1/3 C coarse cornmeal and 1/3 C cold, fresh water
  8. and stir until it is smooth
  9. Stir the cornmeal paste into the chili gradually
  10. Simmer another 45 minutes
  11. Ladle into bowls
  12. Serve full with the condiments as separates, and let each diner dress their own bowl