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
  • 8
    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


  1. In 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.
  2. Add 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.
  3. Add 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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