Slow Cooker Texas No Bean Chili
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5 from 2 votes

Slow Cooker Texas No Bean Chili

No beans or tomatoes, this Texas No Bean Chili is all about the spices and the beef.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time9 hrs
Total Time9 hrs 30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Texas No Bean Chili
Servings: 8
Calories: 84kcal
Author: Sarah Olson



  • 3 lbs. beef stew meat cubed
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • tsp cayenne pepper this makes the chili extra hot, leave out if you don't like extra hot
  • 28 oz. beef broth (Two-14-oz. cans)
  • cups sweet onion (One large onion) finely diced
  • 1 Anaheim pepper minced
  • 2 tsp garlic cloves minced

Options For Serving

  • cheese shredded
  • onion diced
  • cornbread


  • In a large bowl, add the flour, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, oregano and cayenne pepper, mix well.
  • Add the beef cubes and stir to coat them evenly.
  • In a very large skillet set to medium high heat, add the cooking oil.
  • Once hot, add the flour coated beef cubes and cook until browned, no need to cook through.
  • Add the beef broth to the pan, and stir until a thickened sauce forms, be sure to scrap up any meaty bits from the bottom of the pan.
  • Add this beef mixture to the slow cooker.
  • Add the onion, Anaheim pepper, and garlic; stir well.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 9 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time. If desired shred the meat up with 2 forks.
  • Serve on cornbread and top with cheese and onion.



This is also excellent on Fritos, can't go wrong however you serve it.


Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 685mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg