Fiesta Venison Chowder

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This is a very hearty stew that is great in early fall. The lime gives it a nice, summery flavor.

fiesta venison chowder

Recipe: Fiesta Venison Chowder


  • 1 to 2 pounds venison, cubed (the amount depends on how much meat you like in your stews…we like a lot)
  • 1 large red pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 1/2 cups milk (whole milk is best, but use what you like)
  • 1 can (11 oz) cream of chicken or cream of corn soup
  • 1 1/2 cups mild salsa verde
  • juice from two limes
  • 1 can (15 oz) mild chili beans
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • tortilla chips


  1. Put all ingredients EXCEPT the cheese and chips into a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on low for 1 to 2 hours, or until the meat is cooked through.
  3. Put in bowls and top with cheese and chips.

Quick Notes

You’ll need your slow cooker for this one. And a big bag of chips! A dollop of sour cream would be nice, but not necessary.

Cooking time (duration): 10

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: dinner

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