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5 from 1 vote

Homemade Chili

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Cooling10 mins
Total Time50 mins
Cuisine: Southern
Servings: 10 people


  • Instant Pot


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 poblano peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 2 lb ground beef 80/20 or leaner
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp Hot Mexican-Style Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp all-spice
  • 1 C beef broth
  • 2 cans 15 oz red kidney beans
  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 28 oz can peeled whole tomatoes, diced
  • 2 Tbsp Steen's cane syrup
  • shredded cheese, avocado, and sour cream for topping


  • Set Instant Pot to Sauté function and add oil. Add onion and cook until soft, 2-5 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant. Then add in poblano peppers.
  • Add ground beef and cook, break the meat up while cooking with a wooden spoon. Once no longer pink drain fat if necessary.
  • Return insert to instant pot and add in the remaining ingredients and stir. Lock lid and set to Pressure Cook on High for 30 minutes.
  • Allow instant pot to cool and release steam, then remove lid. Serve with desired toppings.


Thie recipe can be made with or with beans. You can also substitute turkey meat for ground beef.