Venison Chili

Southern Living
3 1/2 quarts


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2 pounds ground venison or lean ground beef
1 pound hot Italian link sausage, casings removed
1 medium onion, chopped
2 (15-ounce) cans dark red kidney beans, undrained
2 (15-ounce) cans light red kidney beans, undrained
1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained
1 (8-ounce) can tomato puree
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles
1 dried red chili pepper
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon sugar


Cook first three ingredients in a stock pot over medium heat until meat is browned, stirring until it crumbles; drain and return to stockpot.

Stir in beans and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 hours or until desired consistency.

Created date

October 2003