Venison steaks

Venison recipes

24 Recipes

This lean, game meat has a deep colour and rich flavour. It comes as a haunch, side, saddle or shoulder, filleted into steak or made into sausage and teams well with fruit, red wine, robust sauces and hard herbs.

Venison with quince

4.5

(2 ratings)

Quinces are a perfect balance to rich venison, and spiked with rosemary they offer a heady depth to this prepare-ahead main
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Venison meatloaf

5

(2 ratings)

This mince loaf with sausage, bacon and game meat is as good cold as it is hot. Serve it with our fruity Cumberland sauce
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Venison Wellington

5

(3 ratings)

Serve up a game version of the classic dinner party puff pastry parcel with mushroom duxelles, prosciutto and mustard
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort

Succulent braised venison

4.86731

(130 ratings)

Venison benefits from long, slow cooking, and this Scottish dish develops a beautifully earthy sweetness - try it as an alternative to turkey, or for Hogmanay
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Venison & wild mushroom Wellington

5

(6 ratings)

A stunning centrepiece for any dinner party - how about trying it as an alternative to turkey at Christmas?
  • 3 hours and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Squash & venison tagine

5

(4 ratings)

Fragrantly spiced, this Moroccan-style stew with ginger, cinnamon and cloves will become your go-to main dish for a make ahead dinner party menu
  • 3 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort

Smoked venison with melon salad

5

(1 rating)

An easy and impressive summer starter for two. The succulence of melon is a great contrast to the richness of cured meats
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Steamed venison & Port pudding

5

(1 rating)

Venison works well in a steamed suet pastry pudding, filled with rich red wine gravy and added belly pork
  • 4 hours and 40 mins
  • More effort

Venison, Stilton & rosemary pasties

5

(1 rating)

These buttery venison pasties could be prepared ahead of time then heated in the oven until golden brown when you need a warming winter snack
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • More effort

Venison with rhubarb chutney

5

(1 rating)

Put piquant chutney centre stage with pan-fried venison steak and a red wine sauce for a deliciously different dinner party main
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • More effort

Mini venison & blueberry dogs

0

(0 ratings)

These cute mini hotdog canapés, using brioche rolls and venison sausages, are perfect for a festive party or buffet
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Hot game pie

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay creates the ultimate game pie – wonderful autumnal vegetables with pheasant and venison, all under a crisp crust.
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • A challenge