Hunter’s Warm-up Chili

Put out bowls of sour cream, cheddar cheese and lots of crackers!


  • 3 pounds of big game burger
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 3 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 medium green peppers, chopped
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp bacon fat or veggie oil
  • 2 cans kidney beans, undrained
  • 1 can{28 ounces} whole tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can pinto beans, undrained
  • 2 tbsp dried parsley flakes

In a Dutch oven, brown your meat over medium heat, occasionally stirring. Remove from heat and set aside. In a large skillet, cook and stir onions, green peppers and celery in bacon fat on medium heat until tender. Add veggie mixture and all remaining ingredients {except beans} to meat in Dutch oven. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer for one hour to blend flavors then, stir in beans. Cook uncovered for thirty minutes longer.

Makes 8-10 servings.


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