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Elk Meat Chili

 Elk Meat Chili
"The longer this hearty chili simmers, the better it tastes!" remarks field editor Jo Maasberg of Farson, Wyoming. "It's a cold-weather favorite at our ranch."
6-8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground elk or buffalo meat
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (28 ounces) pork and beans, undrained
  • 3 tablespoons salsa
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, cook elk and onion over medium heat until meat is no
  • longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Stir in the
  • remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and
  • simmer for 2 hours. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 307 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 626 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 30 g protein.