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Slow Cooker Venison & Bean Chili


One of my favorite venison dishes will warm your insides on those cold chilly nights after an all day hunt.  My family has used this recipe for many years and I would love to share it with you.  The beauty of this recipe is the option to modify it in any way you wish, but this is how we make it.

Ingredients:                                                            Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes

1 can of White Corn (drained)                                Cook Time: 4-5 hours on Low setting

1 can of Yellow Corn (drained)                                                   2-3 hours on High setting

1 can of Black Beans                                                   *Note*- This is a Mild Chili, can be

1 can of Pinto Beans                                                                   modified to be Hot!

1 can of Ranch Beans

1 can of Red Beans

1 can of Kidney Beans

1 can of Chili Beans

2 cans of Rotel (mild or hot)

1 package of Taco Seasoning

1 package of Ranch Seasoning

2 tablespoons of Cocoa

2 tablespoons of Cornstarch mixed with 1 cup of water

1-2 lbs. of Venison (ground or cubed already browned)


  1. Brown the Venison and mix in Taco seasoning for added flavor
  2. Add all the corn, beans, Rotel, ranch seasoning to the slow cooker
  3. Add the Cocoa and cornstarch water mixture to the slow cooker
  4. Add in the flavored venison and mix all together in large slow cooker
  5. Cook on Low setting for 4-5 hours or on High for 2-3 hours
  6. Stir occasionally
  7. Serve on tortilla chips, (venison)hot dogs, or in a bowl
  8. Add cheese or crackers if you so desire


About Jason Herndon (20 Articles)
Jason is a current military veteran and is an avid bow hunter who loves the sport of archery. His passion is doing what he loves which is being with family and friends in the woods bow hunting. With over 20 years of bow hunting experience, Jason has passed on his love for bow hunting to many others including some on this site. He has a great deal of knowledge in the archery industry and looks forward to testing the newest products in the archery world to see how they measure up. Jason is passionately driven with passing on the traditions of archery and bow hunting to anyone. He spends a large portion of his time instructing and teaching children and/or adults how to shoot bows of all kinds. His love for the sport only grows as more and more people come to the sport of archery. If you would like to contact Jason, please click on the email below with any questions or comments.

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