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Slow Cooker Venison Chili

This Slow Cooker Venison Chili is a rustic, stick-to-your-bones meal packed with protein and fiber. It’s made in a crockpot with lean ground venison, three types of beans, veggies, and smoky chili seasonings. Instant Pot and stovetop instructions included.
Cook Time2 hours 20 minutes
Total Time2 hours 20 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Deer Chili Recipe, Slow Cooker Venison Chili, Venison Chili, Venison Chili Crock Pot, Venison Chili Recipe
Servings: 10 servings
Author: Silvia Dunnirvine


  • Slow Cooker/ Crock Pot


  • 1 lb ground venison
  • 15 oz canned pinto beans
  • 15 oz canned kidney beans
  • 15 oz canned black beans
  • 16 oz tomato salsa medium heat
  • 28 oz tomato sauce
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Chili Seasonings

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Turn slow cooker in sauté mode (if your slow cooker does not have a sauté option do this step on stove) heat oil then add in venison, onion, garlic and bell pepper. Sauté meat until browned (about 12-15 minutes)
  • Stir in tomato paste and flour until mixture has soaked up all moisture (about 1-2 minutes) then immediately add beef broth and still well.
  • Next add in all the seasoning along with beans, salsa and tomato sauce. Give it a good mix and cover.
  • Cancel sauté mode (or at this point transfer everything from stove top to slow cooker). Set slow cooker on high and cook for 2 hours.


Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 1313mg | Potassium: 1000mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1241IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 5mg