Hunter's Chili

Pat Duran


My dad loved this chili and he liked it spicy hot! He and my Uncle Jim W. loved it when my mom made it- my Uncle loved to go deer hunting. Dad mostly liked to eat the chili..LOL

★★★★★ 1 vote
makes 1 gallon
25 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


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1 1/2 lb
lean ground beef
6 lb
ground venison
3 clove
garlic, minced
2 medium
yellow onions, chopped
2 medium
green bell peppers, chopped
1 medium
red bell pepper,chopped
3 stalk(s)
celery ribs,chopped
1 Tbsp
jalapeño peppers, chopped
beef bouillon, cubes
2 c
2 c
stewed tomatoes
36 oz
tomato paste
5 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
each of oregano and cinnamon and onion powder
2 small
dried chillies, optional
1/2 tsp
each of cayenne red pepper and chili powder
2 qt
12 oz
beer, not lite

How to Make Hunter's Chili


  • 1In a large soup kettle melt 2 Tablespoons of bacon grease, combine the ground beef and venison in the kettle and brown with the green and red bell peppers, yellow onion, garlic,celery,and jalapeño pepper.
  • 2Add the beef bouillon cubes to the 2 cups of hot water to dissolve, then add to mixture.Next add the tomatoes and tomato paste.
    Simmer mixture for 20 minutes.
  • 3Add all remaining ingredients and simmer 1 1/2 hours...taste if you dare, to adjust spices...sometimes she added a few sliced carrots ,if she had them and 2 raw diced potatoes, if it seamed to spicy or salty...I never tasted this, but the guys sure loved it!

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About Hunter's Chili

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Cream Soups, Chili
Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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