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7 Excuses to Have Venison Again Tonight

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Here are 7 of the best venison recipes to try for dinner so you can have venison again tonight. 

Need an excuse to cook up some venison ? Probably not, but here are some of the greatest venison recipes to try. It’s time to get the venison out of the freezer and put it on the dinner table.

Everyone has there own secret recipes for preparing venison, but I’ve compiled a list of the best recipes for venison.

1. Austrian Braised Venison Shanks

  • 4 venison shanks
  • 2 tablespoons squash seed oil or sunflower oil
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder, or 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
  • Salt
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups sauerkraut, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely shredded potato
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon caraway
  • 1 12- to 16-ounce bottle hefeweizen beer
  • 1 cup stock (any kind)
  • Black pepper and chopped chives for garnish

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Honest Food

 

2. Supreme Venison Burrito

  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 1 can black beans (16-ounce)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • 4 plum tomatoes, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, minced
  • 1 jalapeno chili, seeds removed, minced
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 lbs. venison hindquarter
  • 4 flour tortillas (10 inch)
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked rice

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Game and Garden

 

3. Sweet Bacon-Wrapped Venison Tenderloin

  • 2 lbs venison tenderloins (a single deer loin or Moose or Elk or Pork or Beef)
  • 1⁄2lb  bacon (Plain, thin-sliced Bacon is best)
  • 3 cups  dark brown sugar
  • 2 cups  soy sauce (Regular NOT low-sodium. You’ll want the saltiness)
  • 1⁄4cup  white sugar (Optional for added Sweetness)

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Food

 

4. Slow Cooker BBQ

  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 pounds cubed venison
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons tenderizing salt
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 pound bacon strips
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

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Grit

 

5. Venison Slow Cooker Roast

  • 1 – 2 lb. venison roast
  • 1 lb. sliced carrots
  • 8 – small to medium new potatoes
  • 1 cup – chopped celery
  • 1 large sliced onion
  • 1 – 2 tsp of Tony Chachere’s Lite Creole Seasoning
  • Water

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Spark People

 

6. Oven-Braised Venison Ragout

  • 3 lb. boneless venison such as rump pot roast,
    sirloin tip or top round, cut into 1 1/2-inch
    cubes
  • 2 Tbs. all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 3 oz. pancetta, finely chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 6 fresh flat-leaf parsley sprigs
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups dry red wine such as Barolo,
    Cabernet Sauvignon or Côtes-du-Rhône
  • 4 cups chicken, beef or veal broth
  • 1 Tbs. tomato paste
  • 1 lb. pearl onions
  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1 lb. small fresh button mushrooms, brushed
    clean
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

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Williams-Sonoma

 

 7. Venison Vegetable Soup

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Now there is no reason to not have venison every night of the week! It will feel like a different meal every night.

7 Excuses to Have Venison Again Tonight