Venison Chili

Venison Chili

  • 1 pound ground venison
  • Cooking oil
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic (pressed or diced)
  • About a short teaspoon each of oregano, marjoram, basil, thyme, cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 large can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can of pinto beans
  • Splash of red wine
Venison makes great chili, which should be seasoned heartily to complement the flavor of the game. The mix of herbs in this recipe gives the chili a bitter depth that is great underneath the heat. In this recipe we also use half a quart jar of our own canned tomatoes.
  1. Brown venison in a little oil in a big pot.

  2. Add onion and garlic.

  3. Season.

  4. Add tomatoes, wine.

  5. Add beans last, after the chili has simmed nicely.