Dutch oven of Chili on a stove top

Farmhouse Style Chili Recipe

Are you looking for a good hearty Farmhouse Style Chili?  My mom's stovetop chili recipe is a meaty and mild crowd pleaser!  #easychili

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Farmhouse Style Chili Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 396 kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 1 pound hamburger
  • 1 large onion about 1 cup
  • 28 ounce can petite diced tomatoes
  • 46 ounce can tomato juice
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 16 ounce mild chili beans


  1. Cook and stir hamburger and onion until hamburger is light brown; drain.

  2. Stir in tomatoes (with liquid), chili powder, salt, sugar, tomato juice and Worcestershire sauce.

  3. Heat to boiling; reduce heat.  Cover and simmer about 45 minutes.

  4. Stir in beans.  Heat to boiling; reduce heat.  Simmer uncovered until hot, about 15 minutes.

  5. Note:  For thicker chili continue simmering, stirring occasionally, until desired consistency.