KAREN'S VENISON CHILI

 

  • Cooking Time: 3 hours
  • Servings: 6 - 8
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds venison urger
  • 2 large onions, minced
  • 1 garlic glove, minced
  • 1 T. steak sauce
  • 3 T. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/2 t. crushed red pepper
  • 2 packages prepared chili mix
  • 2 T. chili powder
  • 1 - 18 oz. can tomato juice
  • 2 c. applesauce
  • 2 - 15 oz. cans kidney beans with juice
  • 1 T. basil
  • 1/2 t. oregano

Directions

  • Brown meat, onion and garlic in olive oil in a Dutch oven. Add steak sauce, spices and juice. Cover and simmer 2 hours. Stir bottom occasionally. Add applesauce and beans. Uncover and simmer until chili begins to thicken, about 1 hour.

Notes

Our first or two year in Iowa, we butchered a deer and had ground venison that winter. This recipe also is good with hamburger. If I don't add the prepared chili mix, I cut back on the applesauce to 1 c. I often forget the crushed red pepper, too.

Categories: Misc. Soup/Stew 

Author Credit: Karen Pierce

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