Old Folks Chili

WaffleCrumbs aka Lyn


This is a combination of recipes that I put together tonight. The better half said it was great! Less beans, more meat!


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

10 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 1/2 lb
    ground beef (i used ground round)
  • 1 lb
    medium pork sausage (i used old folks)
  • 1/2
    green pepper
  • 1/2
    red pepper
  • 1/2
    yellow onion
  • 22 oz
    tomato sauce (i used red gold)
  • 15 oz
    kidney beans, drained & rinsed (i used red gold)
  • 15 oz
    diced tomatoes (i used red gold)
  • 4 oz
    tomato paste (i used hunts
  • 1 c
  • ·
    ground cumin, to taste
  • ·
    mexene chili powder, to taste
  • ·
    salt & pepper, to taste

How to Make Old Folks Chili


  1. Place the ground beef, sausage, peppers and onions in a large cast iron pot over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring to crumble, until evenly browned and vegetables are soft. Drain off grease. Add back to pot, add kidney beans, diced tomatoes, sauce & paste and the cup of water. Stir for a few minutes to combine. Stir in cumin, chili powder & salt & pepper to taste. Simmer over low heat for 40 minutes uncovered.

Printable Recipe Card

About Old Folks Chili

Course/Dish: Chili
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

Show 1 Comment & Review

6 Kickin' Chili Recipes

6 Kickin' Chili Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There's nothing better than a delicious, hearty and mouth-watering bowl of chili on a cold winter night or on football Sunday. Here are 6 seriously pinch-worthy chili recipes you need...

12 Award Winning Chili Recipes

12 Award Winning Chili Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Chili is one of our favorite comfort food recipes. A hearty meal on a crisp fall day, these award winning chili recipes are full of flavor and are guaranteed to...

Chili Recipes For Fall

Chili Recipes for Fall

Kitchen Crew

One of the best things about fall is chili. For me, it's always on the menu when I'm watching my favorite college football or pro teams play a game. Serve...