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Farmhouse Chili

A simple but yummy fall favorite chili. I get asked for the recipe by everyone who eats it!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Servings: 6
Cost: $15


  • Crockpot or instant pot
  • Pot and lid


  • 2 lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 Large yellow onion
  • 2 Green Peppers
  • 1 12oz Beer or beef stock double if you want mroe liquid
  • 1 Clove Garlic minced
  • 1 15oz Dark kidney beans
  • 1 15oz Pinto or black beans
  • 1 10oz Can of tomato sauce
  • 1 6oz Can of tomato paste
  • 1 14.5oz Can of diced tomotos and green pppers
  • 3 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Ground cumin
  • 1 tsp Salt or more to taste
  • 1 tsp Black pepper or more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper


  • Brown ground beef in skillet, add salt and pepper to taste
  • After add in onions and peppers, cook an additional two minutes
  • Add meat to Crockpot
  • Add rest of ingredients and stir
  • Cook on low for 4 hours


I have used different types of beans and they all taste good use what you have on hand. I sometimes add the kidney beans later on because they tend to get mushy too.