How to Make It
Combine the chili powder, cumin, paprika, sugar, onion powder, red pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, 30 seconds.
Add the beef and chili mixture and cook, breaking up the beef with a spoon, until brown, 4 to 6 minutes.
Add the tomato sauce and cook, stirring, until heated through, 2 to 4 minutes.