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! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
Savory Venison Chili
Venison is leaner than other red meats, so bacon is added for extra richness and flavor.
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
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.