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


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


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!

About Hunter's Chili

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