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    The 20 BEST Ground Venison Recipes

    If you need some new Ground Venison Recipes, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve compiled this list of twenty great dishes for you to try.

    Deer burger is a great, low fat, source of protein that can easily replace beef in many recipes. Though in some cases with ground venison, additional fat must be added to avoid drying out. These recipes will show you how.

    From classics like hamburgers and lasagna, to some fun foreign food like empanadas and Swedish meatballs, this list has it all.

    Save this great collection of recipes, so you’ll always know what to cook with ground venison. Enjoy!

    The 20 BEST Ground Venison Recipes.

    Ground Venison Recipes

    1. Venison Burgers

    Nothing says cookout like a nice juicy burger. Because venison is naturally so lean, this recipe uses bacon to up the fat content. It’s topped with blue cheese and, to make it unique, seared peaches.

    Get the Recipe @ krumpli

    2. Bolognese

    A classic Bolognese Sauce should be in every home cook’s repertoire! This version is smooth, rich, hearty and slow cooked to perfection. The very essence of Italian comfort food! Perfect companion to all your pastas and meatballs.

    Get the Recipe @ chefdonnaathome

    3. Venison Tacos

    The next time it’s taco night, try this great Venison Tacos recipes. The taco seasoning goes great with the rich venison flavor. Just load the meat up in tortillas and top with your favorite toppings!

    Get the Recipe @ missallieskitchen

    4. Meatloaf

    This meatloaf is incredibly tasty, tender and juicy. It can be cooked in your oven, or for even more flavor, your smoker. Alongside a pile of mashed potatoes, this is pure comfort food.

    Get the Recipe @ missallieskitchen

    5. Venison Egg Roll in a Bowl

    This quick and easy dish is perfect for busy weeknights. How can you beat anything that tastes amazing, like classic egg roll, and can be on the table no time? This is one of our favorite ground venison recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ honeybunchhunts

    6. Ground Venison Stroganoff

    This Ground Venison Stroganoff recipe is so satisfying and comforting, plus it’s easy to make. It’s a family favorite! Perfect contender for busy weeknight meal.

    Get the Recipe @ midwestniceblog

    7. Ground Venison Picadillo

    Picadillo… The Most famous and popular ground beef recipe from all the Latin countries. This recipe subs out the beef in favor of venison, and the results are amazing!

    Get the Recipe @ natashalh

    8. Swedish Meatballs

    These Swedish meatballs are the ultimate comfort food. Tender, perfectly cooked meat spheres smothered in the most delectable sauce. You’ll keep coming back for more!

    Get the Recipe @ honest-food

    9. Goulash

    This venison goulash is a nostalgic delight. Ground meat and elbow macaroni in a tomatoey sauce that’s loaded with cheddar cheese. Make a big batch, the kids will want the leftovers for school lunches!

    Get the Recipe @ primalpioneer

    10. Ground Venison Shepherd’s Pie

    You’re going to love this cozy shepherd’s pie. Tender ground venison and veggies in a hearty gravy, then all is topped off with mashed potatoes. Pure comfort food!

    Get the Recipe @ therusticelk

    11. Venison Chili

    Rich and hearty, this chili will keep you warm on winter nights. Make a big batch, it’s even better as leftovers! It’s packed with the flavors you expect in a chili, and has three peppers.

    Get the Recipe @ themagicalslowcooker

    12. Ground Venison Meatballs

    These Italian style meatballs are a great way to have your venison. They’re baked and then smothered in marinara sauce. Great with pasta, crusty bread, or on subs!

    Get the Recipe @ primalpioneer

    13. Lasagna

    Don’t we all crave for some cheesy and gooey Lasagna every now and then? This recipes is loaded with three pounds of meat and two pounds of cheese, great for feeding a crowd.

    Get the Recipe @ honest-food

    14. Venison Breakfast Sausage

    You would be surprised how easy it is to make your very own breakfast sausage patties at home. The addition of bacon fat ensures that your patties are juicy and succulent.

    Get the Recipe @ aranchmom

    15. Stuffed Shells with Ricotta, Spinach & Venison

    These jumbo pasta shells are loaded with ground venison, spinach, ricotta and mozzarella cheese. Then they’re nestled in marinara and baked to perfection. Amazing ground venison recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ jesspryles

    16. Spicy Korean Ground Venison

    This spicy Korean ground venison has just the right combination of sweet, salty, umami and spicy. Try it when you crave some Asian flavors, or just need something super quick! Excellent ground venison recipe for a busy weeknight.

    Get the Recipe @ midwestniceblog

    17. Ground Venison Empanadas

    Tender, flaky crust surrounding a hearty mixture of warmly spiced ground venison. Learn how to make the best empanadas you’ve ever tasted. And they’re so much easier than you think. Unlimited munchings on one of the most popular snacks of all Latin countries!

    Get the Recipe @ electricbluefood

    18. Ground Venison Enchiladas

    These Ground Beef Enchiladas are filled with seasoned ground beef, spinach and loads of cheese all in a red sauce. This recipe makes a big batch, so it’s perfect for feeding a crowd!


    19. Ground Venison Stuffed Peppers

    These peppers are stuffed with a combination of ground venison, rice and tomato sauce and baked to perfection. This is one of the easiest ground venison recipes, but looks so fancy!

    Get the Recipe @ missallieskitchen

    20. Ground Venison Queso Dip

    We’re wrapping up our list of ground venison recipes with an absolute must for your next potluck or game day party. This queso dip is loaded with ground venison, black beans, tomatoes and chili peppers all smothered in cheesy goodness. YUM!

    Get the Recipe @ primalpioneer


    So there you go, twenty amazing ground venison recipes for you to try. They’re all so delicious, we’re sure you’ll find some new family favorites.

    Save or pin this collection of great recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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    20 BEST Ground Venison Recipes

    This great collection of easy Ground Venison Recipes will give you plenty of new ways to cook deer burger!


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