Texas Deer Chili


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.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 ½ pounds venison, cut into cubes

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chile peppers

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed

  • 2 (10.5 ounce) cans beef broth

  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ teaspoons paprika


  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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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

291 Calories
7g Fat
20g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 291
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 816mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 7mg 37%
Potassium 345mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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