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This Applesauce Venison Meatloaf Recipe is So Easy, It's Dumb

How about a super easy applesauce venison meatloaf recipe? You're welcome. 

Sometimes you just want an easy venison recipe that doesn't require any muss or fuss. Well, you just found it. This incredibly easy venison meatloaf recipe is literally so easy, you are going to feel silly for not making it sooner. The best part about this whole thing is that the taste will remind you of a fancy down-home restaurant.

Applesauce Venison Meatloaf


  • Two pounds ground venison
  • One large onion, diced
  • Two single service cups applesauce
  • One cup bread crumbs
  • Two eggs
  • One cup ketchup, plus extra to top
  • Salt and pepper to taste

easy venison meatloaf

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Yep, the ingredients are literally that simple. To get this recipe started, just combine all the above listed ingredients in an oven safe dish and mix it all together with your hands. From there, mound it all into a loaf, and bake it in the oven for an hour at 350.

easy venison meatloaf

During the last 20 minutes of cook time, coat the whole top of the venison meatloaf in ketchup. From here, place it back in the oven on broil to finish.

In the end, what you get is a sweet meatloaf that isn't just good, but pretty darn amazing. Good luck saving any for seconds.