Recipes FEBRUARY 2016 COUNTRY KITCHEN Venison Chili

Venison Chili

Venison Chili
Venison Chili

Venison Chili


Courtesy of Cooper Holmes

Start-to-finish: 1 hour, 30 minutes (30 minutes active)

Serves 6-8

1 1/2 pounds ground venison

One 14-ounce can pinto beans

One 14-ounce can chili beans 

One 14-ounce can black beans

One 14-ounce can diced tomatoes

One 10-ounce can Rotel with cilantro

1/2 pound of linked sausage, sliced or quartered

2 onions, chopped

1 bell pepper, seeded and chopped

2 tablespoons minced garlic

1 chili seasoning packet or homemade chili seasoning

Juice of 1 lime


Brown venison and place in a large pot with beans, tomatoes and Rotel.

Brown sausage and place in pot, leaving drippings in pan. 

In sausage drippings, saute onions and bell peppers until soft, about 5 minutes. Place onions, bell pepper and garlic in pot with venison and season with chili seasoning. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Add lime juice and simmer for 1 hour.