Bison Chili

Categories: Beef, Entrées


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

1 serving = 3/4 c


Makes 10 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 180 calories, 2 g fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, and 24 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • 2 lbs Bison, ground
  • 1 Onion, small, diced
  • 2 cans Tomato sauce, no salt added (15 oz. each)
  • ½ t Black pepper
  • ½ t Garlic powder
  • ¼ t Cumin
  • 2 t Chili powder
  • ¼ t Cayenne pepper
  • 1 ½ c Kidney beans, pre-cooked, drained


  1. WASH hands with soap and water.
  2. RINSE to remove fat.
  3. In a large skillet, COOK ground bison and onions until meat is brown and onion is translucent.
  4. POUR meat mixture in a colander over sink. RINSE to remove fat. WIPE out skillet.
  5. RETURN meat mixture to skillet and ADD tomato sauce, spices and beans.
  6. Let SIMMER on low for at least 20 minutes.

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