Beans in Chili

Beans in Chili? Yes or No? if you love thi recipe please share with your friend to try this meal.

This one is from a friend who says yes to the beans

2 lbs browned ground beef
Salt & pepper to taste.
1 diced bell pepper
1 diced white onion
1 fresh diced jalapeƱo (optional)
1 -8oz can tomato sauce
16 oz beef broth or beer
1 can diced tomatoes or stewed

how to:

1 Box 2 alarm chili mix at Walmart and add all ingredients except for Mesa or cayenne(optional) but too hot for me(you can add any other veggies you like to it )
1-2 cans pinto beans or any beans you like or NO BEANS at all.
Cook in crock pot on high 4 hrs or low 8 hrs.