Bison Chili, by ChefChicoB

Bison Chili, by ChefChicoB
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 279.4
  • Total Fat: 10.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.0 mg
  • Sodium: 599.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 20.9 g

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A delicious chili prepared with no added fat and full of flavor! A delicious chili prepared with no added fat and full of flavor!
Number of Servings: 8


    1 #, ground bison (buffalo)
    2 cups, beef stock or beef broth
    4 tbsp, sambal
    8 oz, crimini mushrooms, whole
    1 each, green bell pepper, chopped
    2 each, small yellow onion, small dice
    1 tbsp, minced garlic
    1 tbsp, tomato paste
    12 oz, beer
    28 oz, crushed tomatoes
    13 oz, chick peas
    1 tbsp, chili powder
    2 tsp, dried oregano
    1 tsp, ground coriander
    3/4 tsp, ground cumin
    1/2 tsp, salt
    1/2 tsp, black pepper


May be served with a tablespoon of sour cream and crackers. Be sure to add those calories to the count listed here!


In a blender, blend the stock, sambal, and whole mushrooms to a smooth puree. Reserve.

Heat a medium sauce pot over medium high heat. Add the ground bison and brown, stirring often to separate and mix well. While browning, season with 1/2 t of salt and 1/2 t of black pepper. When browning is complete, place ground bison in a bowl and reserve.

Add chopped onion and green peppers to the pan and saute 5 minutes to soften. Add minced garlic cloves and saute 1 minute more. Add 1 T of tomato paste and saute 2 minutes more. Add spices and saute for another minute, then add the reserved ground bison and 12 oz of beer. Reduce heat to medium and reduce by 1/2.

Add the stock/mushroom/sambal puree and crushed tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add chick peas and simmer 45 minutes longer.

Serving Size: makes 8 - 1 cup servings

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