Venison Chili (Crock Pot Slow Cooker Option)
Servings: 8 people
A delicious ground meat chili made with venison. It's a hearty meal with added vegetables. And it's simple to make in the slow cooker or on the stove top.
In a Dutch oven or large pot, cook bacon until browned well. Push to side of pot.
Add onion, pepper, and garlic. Sauté for 4 to 5 minutes or until peppers have softened.
Add venison and season with salt and pepper if desired. Sauté until well browned (about 15 minutes).
Stir in the broth, chili powder, tomato paste, red wine vinegar, cumin, salt, optional pepper, and optional bay leaves. Allow to simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
Blend in diced zucchini and allow to simmer for another 5 minutes.
Slow Cooker Crock Pot
Cook bacon until browned. Add to slow cooker.
Cook onion, pepper and garlic in bacon fat for about 4 to 5 minutes or until peppers have softened and onion is translucent. Add in ground venison and cook until browned. Transfer to slow cooker.
Stir in the broth, chili powder, tomato paste, red wine vinegar, cumin, salt, optional pepper, and optional bay leaves. Cover and cook on high 2 to 4 hours or low 6 to 8 hours.
Blend in diced zucchini and continue cooking until zucchini is tender (about 30 minutes to an hour.
Tips for slow cooking:
- Use a liner to make cleanup easier
- Avoid lifting the lid during cooking so it cooks at the right temperature.
Calories: 306 | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 513mg | Potassium: 701mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1440IU | Vitamin C: 28.6mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 4mg
[calories] => 306
[carbohydrates] => 8
[protein] => 28
[fat] => 18
[saturated_fat] => 7
[cholesterol] => 87
[sodium] => 513
[potassium] => 701
[fiber] => 2
[sugar] => 4
[vitamin_a] => 1440
[vitamin_c] => 28.6
[calcium] => 34
[iron] => 4
Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without written permission from site owner Lisa MarcAurele is strictly prohibited.