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Spicy Steak Chili

Wake up your taste buds with this Spicy Steak Chile, loaded with tender beef and a kick!

Course Dinner, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Chili, Homemade Chili, Spicy Steak Chili, Steak Chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Servings 8
Calories 470 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke-iambaker.net


  • 3 pounds bottom round roast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 large onions, diced
  • 2 jalapeƱo peppers, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 can (28-ounces) chopped tomatoes
  • 1 can (15-ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15-ounces) kidney beans
  • 1 can (4.5-ounces) chopped green chiles


  1. Season beef with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat, add beef in batches and cook each side 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl to set aside. Repeat with remaining batches.

  3. Reduce the heat to medium-high.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, onions, and jalapeno peppers, scraping the brown bits from the pan. Cook for 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute.

  5. Stir in chili powder, cumin, tomatoes, beans, chiles, and browned beef cubes.

  6. Reduce heat to low and cook for 4 hours.