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Ground Venison Chili
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Amazing Ground Venison Chili

An amazing ground venison chili made with venison and a blend of onions, peppers, jalapenos, garlic, black beans and kidney beans in a savory tomato sauce.  Absolutely delicious and perfect anytime.  The best of all comfort foods!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 610kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More



  • 1 pound ground venison or beef
  • 1 large green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 large white onion chopped
  • 1-2 jalapeños depending on hot spicy you like your chili
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup chicken/beef broth or pale beer
  • 1 32 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 14 ounce can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 14 ounce can red or dark kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • salt to taste


  • scallions sliced
  • 1 avocado cubed


  • sour cream
  • 8 ounces shredded monterey jack cheese or pepper jack cheese
  • 1-2 roma tomatoes chopped
  • white onion finely chopped
  • cilantro chopped
  • tortilla chips I made homemade chips


  • In a large pot over medium heat add the ground venison or beef. Break apart with spoon and cook until no longer pink.Add chopped onions, pepper, jalapenos and garlic. Cook until onions are translucent and stir mixture while cooking.
  • Deglaze pot with chicken/beef stock or beer.Add both cans of beans and crushed tomato sauce.  Stir to combine.
  • Add chili powder, cumin and salt to taste.Stir once again.
    Lower heat and cook for 15-20 minutes.
    Serve bowls of chili with desired toppings and tortilla chips.


You can make this most amazing chili vegetarian and just as delicious, by just simply excluding the venison. 


Serving: 4g | Calories: 610kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 1094mg | Potassium: 2351mg | Fiber: 25g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 2060IU | Vitamin C: 68mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 13.8mg