Chili Recipe


Classic cowboy chili perfect for any occasion

  • Difficulty (0 = Caveman, 5 = Thomas Keller): 3
  • Serving size: 3-5
  • Prep/cook time: 2 hours
  • Meat temp: Well-done


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 sweet onions, diced
  • 2 lbs stew meat, diced 
  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 4 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp garlic granules
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp cayenne 
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 2 cups tomato, diced
  • 3 tbsp of Masa Harina
  • 2 tbsp whisky
  • 1 cup of Modelo beer
  • 3 cups roasted Guajillo chili peppers


  1. In a dutch oven, add the stew meat, onions and oil and cook until browned
  2. Add the chili powder, molasses, tomato paste, garlic granules, salt and pepper, cayenne, beef broth, and tomato
  3. Add Masa Harina to thicken
  4. Slowly add whisky and Modelo beer
  5. Remove exterior of roasted Guajillo peppers and scoop out soft interior
  6. Add chilis to blender and mix with a little broth and add to chili
  7. Simmer on low heat for 1.5 hours and serve

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Myk Walton is a Professional Chef who loves to share his culinary creations (and music, family, etc.) on Instagram (@mykwalton). He named his Designer Beef cow “Gomer” and has dedicated himself to making the most of Gomer’s sacrifice by helping others do the same!
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