Texas Road Kill Chili

Texas Road Kill Chili

10 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 2 hours 30 minutes

It is best when made with fresh (not frozen) "Jackalope" not readily available in most super markets, but plentiful on Texas Highway 377 between Brownwwood and Early. If you can't find it, you can always substitute ground beef.


3 pound Ground beef; if you can't get a fresh Jackalope
2 teaspoons Steak seasoning; - Lawry's Hickory Barbecue Seasoning works well.
1/4 cup Chili powder; plus 1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon Black pepper; - coarsely ground
4 teaspoons Ground cumin
1 tablespoon Basil
1 teaspoon Garlic powder
1 cup Celery; chopped
1 cup Onion; chopped
1 cup Green bell pepper; chopped
1 medium Jalapeno peppers; seeded and finely chopped (optional)
2 16-oz cans Chili beans; - Kidney or Pinto as you prefer
22 ounce Tomato juice
1 14.5-oz can Tomatoes; - diced
1 16-oz can Tomato puree; - salt free
1 14.5-oz can Beef broth; - 1 can or 2 cups of water and a beef boulion cube
3 tablespoons Barbeque Sauce
2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
1 12-oz can olives; - sliced - for garnish
8 ounce Cheddar cheese; - shredded for garnish

Original recipe makes 8



Combine ground beef, steak seasoning, chili powder, black pepper, cumin, basil, and garlic powder in a large pot or deep electric skillet and mix well. Cook until the beef is no longer pink, stirring frequently. Add celery, onion, green pepper, and jalapeno. Cook until the vegetables are tender, stirring frequently.

Add tomato juice, tomato puree, beef broth, undrained beans, undrained tomatoes, barbeque sauce, and worcestershire sauce and mix well. Simmer until reduced to desired consistency. About 1 ? to 2 hours.

Serve with shredded cheese, chopped olives, and a whole bunch-a-crackers.

The Legend of the Jackalope.

The Jackalope (Lepus-temperamentalus) was once believed a fraud like that of Big Foot. A cross between a now extinct pygmy-deer and a species of early-rabbit, they are extremely shy unless approached. They do not breed well in capativity, hence the lack of a wide commerical market.

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This is my go to recipe for some great tasting chili!
Sashaks86 3y ago

Pretty tasty. Liked it.
azarinelli 5y ago

This is a pretty good meaty chili that my family liked.
wyattj 5y ago

Great taste. Kids loved it.
Jottea 6y ago

Look no further, this is the ultimate chilli receipe, it is as you yanks say freakin awsome. One happy Brit :-)
Thathdbandit 6y ago

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Cyrano 7y ago

Very good chili recipe. Eazy to make with good flavor.
searose 9y ago

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