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Venison with Prunes and Walnuts

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Venison with Prunes and Walnuts

Soft, tender and delicious venison meat with nuts and dried plums, pleasant aroma of rosemary and wine sauce. Perfect with rice or mashed potatoes

Venison with Prunes and Walnuts
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 2
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Ingredients
  • 0.7 lb Venison roast
  • 2 Tbs. Flour
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • 1-2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 sprigs Rosemary
  • 3 Shallots
  • 4 Prunes
  • ⅓ c. Water
  • ⅓ C. Red wine
  • ⅓ c. Walnuts
  • 2-4 Tbs. Lingonberry jam or to taste
  • Vegetable oil

Instructions
  1. Pour the flour onto a plate, add salt and pepper, and stir. Cut the meat into medium pieces and roll in flour. Fry in oil about 4 minutes over medium heat until golden brown.
  2. Add a little vegetable oil in a pan, where the venison was cooked, and fry the finely chopped onion and garlic over medium heat until golden brown. Pour water and wine and bring to a boil, then turn the heat off. Put the meat in the sauce, add a sprig of rosemary, along with the chopped prunes and nuts. Cover with foil and place in oven at 360F and cook for about 45 minutes. Take the pan from the oven, add the lingonberry jam and mix.

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Venison with Prunes and Walnuts

Star Anise, Juniper Berry, & Peppercorn Crusted Venison Cutlets

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Star Anise, Juniper Berry, & Peppercorn Crusted Venison Cutlets

Star Anise, Juniper Berry, & Peppercorn Crusted Venison Cutlets
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 2-4
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Ingredients
  • ½ Star anise
  • 3 Juniper berries
  • 15-20 Peppercorns
  • ¼ tsp. Coarse salt
  • 1 Strip of bacon/cutlet
  • ¼ c. Dried cranberries
  • ¼ c. Red wine
  • 3 Tbs. Black cherry juice
  • 3 Tbs. Beef Juice
  • 1 Tbs. Butter
  • 1 tsp. Flour
  • Sinew

Instructions
  1. Cutlets: Grind star anise, juniper berries, peppercorns, and salt in a mortar and pestle. Cut off any sinew and set aside. Lightly score the top of each cutlet and rub in spice mix on the top of each one. The cutlets take very little time to cook so it is best to partially precook your bacon. Wrap your bacon around each cutlet using a toothpick to hold it in place. For rare to medium-rare, grill spice side up for 3-4 minutes, flip and continue cooking for 3-4 more minutes. Finish in the oven at 350F for 5 minutes and let rest.
  2. Cranberry, Black Cherry, & Red Wine Reduction: In a small bowl, add dried cranberries, red wine, black cherry juice and beef juice to rehydrate the cranberries for 15-20 minutes. In a small sauce pan, add butter and pieces of sinew you cut off the venison and simmer on medium high until tightly browned. Add liquid mixture to the sauce pan and let simmer for 10-15 minutes, strain, and serve.

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For more recipes from Kalina, visit her blog at www.localindulge.com/blog.html

 

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Venison Pozole with Quesadilla Dunkers

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Venison Pozole with Quesadilla Dunkers

Pozole is a traditional Mexican dish, originally prepared only for special occasions using maize and pork. We believe that any occasion to share a meal with loved ones qualifies as a special occasion. We also went ahead and infused the ‘tradition’ aspect with a little Michigan Northwoods flavor of Whitetail venison. The soup is easy to prepare as long as you’ve got the time (aka cook time). The quesadilla dunkers can be prepared 5 minutes before serving, and are great for soaking up those delicious flavors.

Venison Pozole with Quesadilla Dunkers
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4
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Ingredients
  • 1 Tbs. Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. Ground coriander seed
  • 1 tsp. Oregano
  • 1.5 lbs. Whitetail venison steak (or roast)
  • 1 Tbs. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. Butter
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 96 oz. Venison broth or beef broth
  • 1 c. White onion, chopped
  • 1 Anaheim pepper, roasted and chopped
  • 4 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 Radishes, sliced
  • 1 Avocado, sliced
  • ½ cup Cilantro, minced
  • 1 Tbs. butter
  • 8 Corn tortillas
  • 1 c. Grated cheese (we used sharp cheddar)

Instructions
  1. Blend chili powder, cumin, paprika, coriander, and oregano together on a large plate or casserole dish. Place venison on plate and rub spices evenly onto all sides. In a large sauce pan, combine oil and butter over medium-high heat. When pan has reached medium-high heat, add venison and sear on each side, about 2 minutes each side. Remove from heat and place venison in crock pot or dutch oven. Squeeze lime juice into bottom on sauce pan, and loosen drippings and leftover spices using a wooden spoon. Add this to slow cooker. Combine broth, onion, pepper, and garlic with venison and spices, cover, and cook over high heat for 4-5 hours. Ladle into soup bowls and garnish with avocado, radishes, and cilantro.
  2. Quesadilla Dunkers: Bring a fry pan to medium-high heat. Lightly coat one side of each tortilla with butter. Place as many tortillas as will fit in one layer in pan, buttered side down. Immediately top each tortilla with less than ¼ c. cheese. Once cheese begins melting, fold each tortilla in half, then in half again. continue cooking until tortilla begins to crisp. Serve with venison pozole.

Venison Pozole

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