First Published: January 8,2014… Last Updated: November 25, 2020
This Venison White Bean Chili recipe is a blend of spicy sweet flavors made with ground venison, and cannelloni beans. It is an excellent main dish recipe served with Soft White Bread, Corn Muffins, or Jalapeño Cornbread.
Venison White Bean Chili is the perfect chilly weather dinner recipe. It is an excellent make ahead recipe as the flavors develop more after the first day. I love to make this for game day and keep it warm in the slow cooker.
The Secret Ingredient To Make The Most Awesome Chili Recipe
I discovered many years ago that there is one ingredient you can add to a recipe that has a bit of spice in it to knock it out of the park on the flavor scale. That ingredient would be brown sugar. I love the depth of flavor and that bit of sweet added to the heat of the white bean chili is absolutely delicious.
I am also a huge cumin fan. Many chili recipes have you use about 1 teaspoon of ground cumin to each 1 tablespoon of chili. I pretty much do a 1:1 ratio because I love the flavor so much. I feel the cumin and brown sugar make this white bean chili recipe the best one I have ever made.
What You Need To Make Venison White Bean Chili
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Ground Venison, I like to use venison that has been ground with a little bit of pork fat. This not only adds fat to a very lean meat but it adds more flavor as well. Without the pork fat, you would find a dry and somewhat crumbly ground venison.
Cannelloni Beans, also known as white kidney beans. They are a cream colored bean that can be used in place of navy or great northern beans.
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