Venison Chili Recipe
A basic chili recipe for the beginning cook. Fast, easy, and requiring few ingredients. This one features venison but can easily be made with traditional ground beef.
venison or ground turkey
14.5oz diced Hunt's tomatoes (low sodium)
14.5oz chili beans
14.5oz Hunt's tomato sauce (this is NOT pasta sauce, rather tomato sauce)
Coat the bottom of a large soup pan with a small amount of oil.
Brown the meat in the pan.
Add the onion, garlic, and pepper. Saute for about 3 minutes.
NOTE- if using ground beef drain off the fat right now, before adding the other ingredients.
Add the cans of tomatoes, beans, sauce (these will be undrained), chili powder, and brown sugar. Stir.
Simmer on low for 20 minutes or until ready to serve, stirring occasionally.
Add additional salt & pepper as needed.
Serve with sour cream, cheese, and chives.
Using a low-fat meat like Venison works perfectly for this recipe because the liquid from the canned tomatoes nicely adds the moisture needed to compensate. Chili is a great recipe for ground venison!
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