Texas Deer Chili

Texas Deer Chili

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"This recipe was given to me by a friend at work, who is an avid deer hunter. It's very different, but delicious! You would never know you're eating venison."


4 h 30 m servings 291 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.6g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 36 g
  • 72%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 816 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook venison, onion and garlic in oil until meat is browned. Transfer to a slow cooker and stir together with chiles, beans, broth oregano, cumin, salt and paprika. Cook on medium 4 to 5 hours.


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  1. 30 Ratings


This recipe has a very good flavor with the venison. I added some diced stewed tomatoes and some tomato juice (not much). Also I used 1 can kidney and 1 can black beans and a little cornstarch...

good start, but everyone knows Texas invented Chili and there's no beans under any circumstances in chili, ever. Beans go on the side.

I am always looking for new recipies for Deer. I love to hunt and cook with deer until the freezer is empty. This recipe is quick and simple and is pleasing to the taste buds. Cannot rate the...

After doing Chili Cook-Off's in Texas for years, I was offended by the addition of beans, and then adding Texas to the name.

I changed a few things in this recipe such as using ground deer meat, adding a diced jalapeno pepper, doubling the amount of beans, and adding 2 cans of diced tomatoes. Turned out pretty good.

We used both ground & cubed venison steak, added tomato sauce, jalapenos, and served with cheddar cheese & sour cream.

I changed a few things too, I used ground deer meat, fresh peppers, one can of kidney beans, one can of black beans and used canned tomatoes instead of beef broth. I also cooked It on the stove....

A couple of weeks ago made this with my frozen deer chili meat.My wife and kids devoured it. Of course I helped too!And they were not aware that it was Deer! Keeper!

How can you go wrong with deer chili!!!This is a good recipe I used tomato sauce and petite diced tomatoes. I also used a can of rotel tomatoes.I added comino and garlic salt omitting the orega...