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Texas Chili with Certified Akaushi Ground Beef™


It’s a well-known fact that Texans don’t eat beans in their chili; they focus on the meat. This recipe features the world’s best-tasting beef – Certified Akaushi ground beef – and is big enough to feed a crowd.

Serves 10 people


5 pounds Certified Akaushi ground beef

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cups grated onion

2 tablespoons minced garlic

2 tablespoons chili powder

2 tablespoons ancho chili powder

2 tablespoons chipotle powder

Salt and pepper to taste

¼ cup yellow mustard

1 can (49 ounces) beef stock

2 cups tomato paste



In a large braising pot or Dutch oven, add the olive oil and heat for 2 minutes on medium-high heat. Add grated onion and minced garlic. Cook on medium heat for 2 minutes, or until onions are translucent.


Add the raw Certified Akaushi ground beef. Cook until beef is browned, stirring occasionally to break it apart.


Add the chili powder, ancho chili powder, chipotle powder and salt and pepper to taste. Stir until well combined. Cook on medium heat for about 1 minute.


Add tomato paste and yellow mustard. Stir well. Cook on medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Add beef stock to pot and stir. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes, or until it’s heated through, stirring occasionally.


Remove the pot from the heat. Let the chili rest for 5 minutes before serving.