Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. In my son's freeze just have to go get it or him to bring it to me. Drain grease. Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes. The tendon is hard to chew and your chili will not be as tender. This is Awesome Chili. This was adapted/modified from "Slow-Cooker Hearty Beef Chili" in Kraft Food & Family Fall 2008 issue. I don’t see why not. Can also be made with ground beef or turkey. Ooh, I love a good slow cooker chili, will have to try this one! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR GETTING BACK TO ME SO FAST. Once onions have become transparent, add spices and continue to cook for one minute. I also added a can of kidney beans and about a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon at the end and ommitted the tomato paste adding a few tablespoons of tomato sauce instead. The only drawback, or not, depending on how you look at it, is I have to get creative with my recipes, or we would get very sick of eating venison. Thank you Catherine! Thus, venison chili is the healthier choice! If you don’t like venison or don’t have access to it you can always swap out the venison for beef cubes and this slow cooker venison chili will be just as delicious! I don’t see why not. I’ve used cooked beans in this recipe with no problems. What a great method of cooking venison. The values below are for 1/8 of the recipe and do not include toppings. I usually start the slow cooker on high, until it boils, then turn it down to low and cook for about 5 hours. Filed Under: In the Kitchen, Main Dishes, soup/salads. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Eric has tricked friends and told them it was filet of beef! 1 lb. This Slow Cooker Venison Chili is my favorite way to use up venison! I love that it didn't need any salt added! I always roast a big batch and freeze them, too. Cover, and cook 8 to 10 hours on Low, or 5 hours on High. 37.2 g Yum, can't wait to get my deer meat. Thank you so much for sharing! The same goes for chili! I had a venison burger a few years ago and it was seriously incredible! I had to substitute a few ingredients because it is what I had. All Rights Reserved. In the summer we usually cook on the grill and these cuts don’t lend themselves well to quick cooking. Again, turn slow cooker to high until chili boils. Thanks for a great recipe! Tag me on Instagram, Slow Cooker Low Carb Beef and Bacon Chili, Slow Cooker Crustless Brown Sugar Pumpkin Pie. I always look forward to reading your blog. Add it to the slow cooker when browned. Thanks, Do you cook the venison first, or put it in raw and let cook for 8 hours, Brown the venison in a pan with onions and olive oil before adding to crock pot. Sprinkle each serving with shredded Cheddar cheese. Can you substitute cut up meat chunks for ground meat? I often do this with beef chili too, it smells great while cooking. Toward the end of the winter, I usually try to clean out the tougher cuts of venison from the freezer. Most of our recipes have step by step photos and videos! I want to see your photos! If you have cubed venison (stew meat) or a venison roast you need to use, you can use that in this recipe. Is this chili thick or is there something I can do to make it thicker? Stir in the onions and garlic, and cook until aromatic, about 3 minutes. Some of us were raised on venison and some might be trying it for the first time. Gave it 4 stars as tomato paste made it too "tomatoey." The trick is to brown the venison chunks over very high heat, quickly. Add everything to the slow cooker and stir. 12 %. So make my Venison Kebabs in the summer on the grill. … But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish. Venison chili is rich and hearty, made with ground meat, bacon, veggies, and healthy beef bone broth. I'm going to give it a try this next week. We love this one too! It’s the perfect dinner to make when you don’t have a lot of time or when you have a lot of people to feed. Nutritional values are approximate. Then add corn meal and stir in. I love a good chunky chili, those dried chilies look fantastic too! Again, turn slow cooker to high until chili boils. stir before serving, top with shredded cheddar or mexican cheese. This Slow Cooker Venison Chili is my favorite way to use up venison! Thanks, Kik! i LOVE chili. They are great in soups and stews!! Will have to try that. Brown beef first. we used sirloin steak, cut into bite sized pieces, remove all tendons and silver skin, cut into bite sized chunks, if the chili has a lot of liquid, I may add up to 1/4 cup, Add olive oil to cast pan, if you have one, over high heat.