Saturday, March 19, 2016

Saturday's Chili - Savory Venison Chili

This week's Saturday's Chili - Savory Venison Chili. With Deer hunting season going on I thought this would be a good one to pass along, Savory Venison Chili. You can find this recipe on the CooksRecipes website. Cooks has a fantastic selection of recipes for all tastes and cuisines so check it out soon! Enjoy!

Savory Venison Chili
Venison is leaner than other red meats, so bacon is added for extra richness and flavor.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 pound bacon, chopped
1 onion, chopped
6 carrots, sliced
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon marjoram
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 pounds venison, cubed
1 (28-ounce) can crushed Italian tomatoes
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup red wine
1/4 cup tomato paste
1 (16-ounce) can kidney beans
1 cup baby lima beans

Cooking Directions:

1 - Brown chopped bacon in a skillet over medium heat for about 10 minutes, or until crisp.
2 - Divide the drippings, placing in a baking dish; add chopped onion, sliced carrots, chili powder, marjoram. and red pepper flakes. Cook for 5 minutes; add the reserved bacon.
3 - In the original skillet with of the drippings, cook cubed venison over medium-high heat until browned. Remove and set aside.
4 - Add crushed Italian tomatoes, chicken broth, red wine, and tomato paste. Bring to a simmer and cook, uncovered, for 40 minutes; stirring occasionally. Do not boil. Add drained kidney beans and baby lima beans. Heat through.
Makes 6 servings.

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