Pioneer Woman Chili Recipe

    8 Servings


  • 2 pounds Ground Beef
  • 2 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 8 ounces Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Red Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Masa Harina
  • 15 ounces Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces Dried Pinto Beans, drained and rinsed


  1. Place ground beef in a pot and toss in the garlic.
  2. Cook over medium heat until browned.
  3. Drain the excess fat.
  4. Pour in the tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and cayenne.
  5. Mix well, cover and then reduce the heat to low.
  6. Simmer for about 60 minutes, stirring here and there.
  7. After an hour, place the masa harina in a small bowl.
  8. Add a half cup water and stir with a fork.
  9. Dump the masa mixture into the chili.
  10. Mix together well and taste/adjust the seasonings.
  11. Add more masa paste and /or water to ensure the chili is your preferred consistency.
  12. Add the beans and simmer for 10 more minutes.

Serve with shredded Cheddar, chopped onions, tortilla chips and lime wedges or anything else you desire!


Masa Harina is comprised of corn flour and found in the Mexican food section of most supermarkets.

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Author: Matt R.
Source: The Pioneer Woman
Recipe Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 80 minutes
Total Time: 95 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 93
Calories 460

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 500mg
Total Carbohydrate 47g
  Dietary Fiber 12g
  Sugars 1g
Protein 38g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.