Simple Bison Chili

With colder weather finally here, warm up with a bowl of this simple bison chili!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bison, Chili
Servings: 8
Calories: 230kcal
Author: Kelli


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground bison
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ¾ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 2 bell peppers diced
  • 2 large carrots peeled and sliced
  • ½ cup corn kernels canned, fresh or frozen
  • 1 can kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes with chilies
  • 1 quart fat-free beef broth
  • Optional shredded cheese to top


  • Place olive oil in large soup pot over medium-high heat. One hot, add bison and garlic. Cook until bison is browned.
  • Add spices, diced peppers, sliced carrots, and corn. Allow to cook until spice fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  • Pour remaining ingredients into pot. Bring to boil then reduce heat to low and simmer with lid on for 25 minutes, or until carrots have softened.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings, then serve!


Nutrition for 1/8 of recipe: 230 calories, 2 g saturated fat, 22 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 20 g protein
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