REAL TEXAS CHILI
1 lb. lean chili meat
1 lb. bulk breakfast sausage
6 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons paprika
1 large white onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves (minced)
¾ teaspoon Mexican oregano (dry)
1 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper (optional)
2 tablespoons masa harina flour or 2 tablespoons cornmeal
8 ounces water
Brown meat and onion together in a large 12 inch skillet and drain well. For even lower fat, rinse meat with hot water, drain and place back in skillet. Add remaining ingredients into a mixing bowl then stir in 8 ounces of water mixing well. Now blend well in with meat and onion mixture.
Simmer 30 minutes. You can simmer for hours if you want, just stir every 30 minutes. Chow down!