One of the tough things about venison is not everyone likes it.  There's a few tips on making it taste "less gamey," but the best way is to make it good is to find a good recipe.  Here's one I think you should try from Taste Of Home. Remember to get your tickets now for Taste Of Home Cooking School October 22nd!

Venison Meatballs Recipe


4 Servings

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.


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1 medium onion, finely chopped

1/2 cup uncooked instant rice

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 pound ground venison

3/4 cup water

1/3 cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup ketchup

1/3 cup condensed tomato soup, undiluted

1 tablespoon ground mustard

2 teaspoons paprika




In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Crumble venison over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place in a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over meatballs.

Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 35-45 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Yield: 4 servings.