Recipe courtesy of Mark Amspacher

Southside Chili

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 3 hr
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings
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2 to 3 tablespoons oil

5 pounds lean ground beef

12 ounces canned diced tomatoes

1/2 large onion, chopped

1/8 cup fresh garlic, chopped

1/4 cup dark chili powder, divided

1/8 cup ground chili pepper, divided

1 tablespoon ground cumin, divided


1/8 cup paprika, divided

1/4 tablespoon sugar, divided


  1. For Southside Chili: In a large pot over medium-high heat and the oil. When the oil is hot add the beef and cook until brown. Stir in the tomatoes, onion, garlic and half of the spices. Simmer, covered, over low heat for 2 hours, stirring often. Add the remaining half of the spices and cook, covered, for 1 more hour. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.