Venison Tequila Chili

Venison Tequila Chili

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"A hearty venison chili made with tomatoes, onion and beans. Tequila gives it a boost of flavor. Adjust the spices to your taste."


3 h 15 m servings 294 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 294 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 26g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 29.5 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 800 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the ground venison and cook, stirring to crumble, until no longer pink. Mix in the celery and onion; cook and stir until tender. Season with red pepper flakes, garlic powder and chili powder. Cook and stir for a minute to intensify the flavors.
  2. Pour in the tomatoes, tomato sauce, tequila and orange juice; simmer over low heat, uncovered, for 2 hours. After 2 hours, mix the beans into the chili and simmer for another 30 minutes.
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  1. 28 Ratings


The is a FANTASTIC venison chili recipe!! I made some changes, but LOVED how it turned out. Used one white onion, 3 stalks of celery, a fresh serrano pepper minced (with seeds left in tact), a...

Loved it! I used 'chili ready' tomatoes and crushed tomatoes. Also, I always dump into my chili a combination of whatever beans I have in the pantry. So, I used Great Northern beans and Black...

Very hearty and delicious! I agree with the person who was worried about the 1/4 cup of chili powder but it worked very well. I added one jalapeno pepper and one serrano pepper for some heat b...

Good. I made this in the crockpot. I browned the beef with the onions, then added that along with the remainder of the ingredients to the crockpot. Also, I omitted the OJ because we didn't ha...

DELICIOUS CHILI! I didn't have any venison so I substituted with beef. It was amazing! The tequila definitely set it off!

It was very tasty. We made it to specifications just to try it. My husband loved it. I even forgot to top it with cheese. Next time, because I like to experiment, I'll probably add some gree...

i was skeptical at first, and didnt want to waste 3 lbs of ground venison. turned out pretty damn good. no leftovers at all when my old man and his buddy came over. thanks!

I followed this recipe exactly except I only had 2 lbs of venison & I think my hubby used a heavy hand when adding the tequila because the taste was strong...too strong. It burnt my throat goin...

This recipe was very good. I pretty much followed it as written but did make the following changes: 1. I used fresh jalapeno instead of red pepper flakes and sauteed them with the onion & cel...