Texas 5-Star Chili

Crystal Farms ®
Texas 5-Star ChiliRecipe

When appetites need to be satisfied, serve up a bowl of this hearty chili. The zing of Mexican beer is complemented by a medley of tomatoes, beans, onions and bell peppers and lean ground beef.



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2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 1/4 cups onion, diced
1 1/2 celery, diced
1 1/2 cups green bell peppers, diced
2 tablespoons taco or chili seasoning
1-2 tablespoons dark chili powder
1/2 cup canned green chilies, diced
1 pound lean ground beef
1 bottle (12 oz) Mexican beer
2 15.5 oz cans fire roasted tomatoes
1 15.5 oz can kidney beans, drained
1 15.5 oz can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
Salt, to taste
Ground black pepper, to taste
2 cups Crystal Farms(R) Reduced Fat Shredded Marble Jack Cheese


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes

In a large pot, heat oil over medium high heat. Add onions and cook until slightly caramelized, about 15-20 minutes.

Add celery and bell peppers and continue to cook until the vegetables are softened, about 10 minutes.

Add spices, green chilies and ground beef and cook until ground beef is cooked through, about 10 minutes.

Once beef is cooked, add beer, tomatoes and beans and simmer for at least 30 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

To serve, top each 8-ounce bowl of chili with 1/4 cup of shredded Marble Jack cheese.

Created date

May 2016