Texas-Style Chili with Ground Pork & Beef

Texas-Style Chili with Ground Pork & Beef
The ground pork and beef provide a robust, meaty flavor that is complemented by the kick from the chili pepper, creating a bold and complex flavor that is savory, smoky, and spicy. It is a perfect comfort food that is both hearty and satisfying, making it a favorite among chili lovers.


Onion, chopped
1 large
Garlic, minced
4 cloves
Jalapeno pepper, minced
2 Tbsp
Mild Chile pepper, chopped (1 can)
Diced tomatoes, chili-seasoned
2 14.5oz cans
Chili powder
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
White pepper
1 tsp
Ground cumin
1/4 tsp
Tabasco sauce
1 tsp
Balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp
Salt, to taste
Ground black pepper, to taste


  • Large deep pan or skillet
  • Spatula


In a large deep pan or skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef, pork, and onion, breaking up the meat with a spatula.

Add the garlic and jalapeno peppers and cook for 1 minute.

Add the chopped chili peppers, diced tomatoes with juice, chili powder, paprika, white pepper, cumin, tabasco sauce, and vinegar. Stir.

Bring the chili to a simmer and then reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 20 minutes.

Taste and add salt and black pepper as desired.

Serve with hot cornbread and shredded cheese and avocado.

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For ground meats: I recommend bison, pork, or beef or a mix! (I used bison and pork).