Real Texas Chili Part 1 of 5 Recipe Video

Ramona Werst shares her recipe for Real Texas Chili and shows how to make it.


Preparation Time1 Hr 15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient


 Dried chili pepper12 Large
 Water1 Liter

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 32 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.58 g0.89%

Saturated Fat 0.08 g0.41%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 9.1 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.5%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 1 g2.1%

Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 5.2%

Calcium 0.4% Iron 3.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

Kitchen scissors/ knife


1. In a pot, soak the chilli pods with stem and seeds in water for 1 hour.
2. After 1 hour, place the pot on medium heat and bring it to boil. Boil for 30 minutes. Turn off the heat. Cool it till it can be handled.
3. Using gloves, with hands remove the stem and hand scrape the seeds carefully while retaining the meat. With knife or kitchen scissors chop them finely.
4. Retain the liquid for later use.

5. Use this chilli to make Texas chili.

For Texas Chili Part- 2 please check out this link - Real Texas Chili Part-2
For Texas Chili Part- 3 please check out this link - Real Texas Chili Part-3
For Texas Chili Part- 4 please check out this link - Real Texas Chili Part-4
For Texas Chili Part- 5 please check out this link - Real Texas Chili Part-5

Editors Review

Want to learn how to make the perfect Texan Chili? Then watch this 5 Part video series. Ramona Werst, star of Texan cooking, will share details on making the real Texan Chili. In Part 1, she prepares the chillies.