Buffalo Beer Chili Recipe

Buffalo Beer Chili Recipe

Buffalo meat is an excellent alternative to beef because it is much leaner and has less fat. If you can’t find buffalo meat, you can use ground turkey or chicken as well.

The same classic chili recipe only better. This recipe incorporates some beer for intense flavor and uses buffalo meat for a meatier bite.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 2 hrs
Total: 2 hrs 10 mins


  • 2 lb ground buffalo
  • 2 cans beer , non alcohol
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 cup mushroom, sliced
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 2 cans tomatoes , diced
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup onion, diced
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika


  1. Brown buffalo meat, can substitute beef, turkey or deer, onions and mushrooms in skillet with Worcestershire.
  2. Pour off excess drippings.
  3. Place in large pot.
  4. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder, pepper, paprika and beans.
  5. Pour in beer.
  6. Simmer one to two hours.
  7. Stir occasionally to keep from sticking in bottom of pan.
  8. Serve with salad and garlic bread.

Recipe Notes

Note: This one is not that hot. You won't need a fire extinguisher to eat it. You can heat it up by adding Tabasco sauce to taste near the end of the cook time.


  • Sugar: 8g
  • :
  • Calcium: 27mg
  • Calories: 303kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Cholesterol: 79mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 668mg
  • Protein: 23g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 304mg
  • Vitamin A: 666IU
  • Vitamin C: 6mg
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