Slow Cooker Venison Chili Recipe

Venison chili is versatile dish that can serve as a stand-alone meal or top other items, such as a baked potato, to make a meal. Chili is one of those dishes where the recipe can vary a lot from chef to chef and still be just plain good. The great thing about this venison chili recipe is that it works in a slow cooker, crockpot. Throw everything into the “pool” and then enjoy the good-eatin’ at the end of the day!


  • 2 pounds ground venison
  • 2 15 ounce cans kidney beans, drained
  • 2 15 ounce cans black beans, drained
  • 2 15 ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt


Saute onions and garlic in a skillet over medium heat. Add ground venison and cook the mixture until the meat is browned. Add spices to onion-meat mixture and then transfer to slow cooking crockpot. Add the remaining ingredients to the crockpot and give it all a good stir. Cook on the low temperature setting for about 8-10 hours You make this slow cooker venison chili recipe a little faster by cooking on the high temperature setting for 4-5 hours. Serve in a bowl by itself or over rice with cornbread or crackers.

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