How To Make Zesty Steak Chili At Home

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A tender steak chili tastes the best with the perfect blend of flavors. The recipe I am sharing with you all is for steak chili with a zesty flavor. 

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The best steak for making chili is chuck steak. It goes great with the different spices of the chili. You can also use any beef that is good for stewing instead.

To make steak chili, sauté the steak and garlic. Add onions to it and cook them along with 2 cups of water, tomatoes, tomato sauce, salsa, and seasonings, and bring them all to boil. Make a smooth mixture of flour, cornmeal, and remaining water. As the chili comes to a boil, add this flour mixture and cook till it thickens. Serve hot. 

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Zesty Steak Chili Recipe

A tender steak chili tastes the best with the perfect blend of flavors. The recipe I am sharing with you all is for steak chili with a zesty flavor. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 826 kcal


Dutch Oven


  • 4 pounds Beef (round steak)
  • 4 Garlic Cloves (minced)
  • ¼ cup Vegetable Oil 
  • 3 cups Onions (chopped)
  • 2 ¾ cups Water (divided)
  • 2 cups Celery (sliced)
  • 3 Tomatoes (canned, diced, undrained)
  • 2 cans Tomato Sauce (15 oz, each)
  • 1 Salsa Jar (16 oz)
  • 3 tablespoons Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Ground Cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ¼ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ¼ cup Cornmeal


  • Using a Dutch oven, sauté steak and garlic in oil over a medium-high flame. Saute them until they turn brown.
  • Add onions and cook them for 5 minutes. Stir in tomato, celery, salsa, seasonings, and 2 cups of water. Bring them all to boil.
  • Reduce the flame to a minimum, cover, and cook them for 2 hours or until they get tender. 
  • In a small bowl, make a mixture of cornmeal, flour, and remaining water. Make this mixture smooth with stirring. Keep it aside.
  • Bring the chili to boil and add the prepared flour mixture. Cook for 2 minutes till it gets thickened.
  • Serve hot. You can garnish the chili with cheese, sour cream, onions and olives.



Calories: 826kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 179g | Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 666mg
Keyword Chili, Spicy, Steak, Zesty Chili Steak
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