Texas Red Chili

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4 lbs. coarse ground beef brisket
1/3 tsp. salt
2 cups diced onion
2 Tbsp. minced garlic
1/2 cup chili powder
1-5/8 Tbsp. paprika
1-1/2  tsp. whole oregano
1-1/2   tsp. whole cumin
5/8 tsp. cayenne
5/8 tsp. Tabasco sauce
1-3/4 cups beer
2-1/2 cups tomato sauce
3-1/4 Tbsp. corn flour
1 Tbsp. crushed red pepper flakes


Soak all spices in beer for 30 minutes.

Brown meat with salt and then skim fat.

Add onion and garlic, then simmer for 30 minutes.

Add spices and tomato sauce, then simmer on very low heat for 3 hours.

Skim grease as necessary.

Add corn flour mixed with 4 cups of water and simmer for 15 minutes.

Servings: 12

Preparation Time: 4 hours