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Venison Chili with Zucchini Recipe

Easy and delicious homemade venison chili that is hearty and packed with flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili, venison, zucchini
Servings: 6
Calories: 273kcal

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb ground venison
  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 ½ cup water
  • 2 cup chopped zucchini
  • 1 onion diced
  • 15.5 oz can chili beans
  • 1 tsp garlic fresh chopped or powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • 2 tbsp chili powder

Instructions

  • In a large pot, saute onions with venison until ¾ of the way browned.
  • Add spices and garlic. Brown venison thoroughly. *if using ground beef, drain grease.
  • Add can of chili beans (do not drain).
  • Add crushed tomatoes, water, and zucchini.
  • Stir ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until zucchini are desired tenderness.

Notes

*Serve with tortilla chips, cheese, chives, and sour cream or corn muffins, or rolls.

Nutrition

Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 1250mg | Potassium: 900mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 907IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 5mg