Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Venison Burgers aka Deer Burgers

As promised I'm reporting back on the venison burgers I made last night. My husband loved them and I was pleased with how juicy and well-flavored they were, but the meat was a little rich and gamey for me. I would eat them again, but I prefer beef. When I first mixed up the burgers they were too wet and wouldn't hold together so I added bread crumbs and the texture came out perfect. I don't have precise measurements for my recipes, but here are my ingredients and my estimates of how much I used:

Venison Burgers
1.25 lb ground venison
1 egg
1T prepared horseradish
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup fine bread crumbs
2t paprika
2t black pepper

Mix all ingredients by hand. Form into patties (I made 7 quarter pound ones) and grill for 5 minutes on each side.

Silvia

8 comments:

Anne Douglas said...

My dad used to go deer hunting. They would usually only get one buck between them - besides they had to pack it out of the middle of the bush so they didn't need more than one - he loved bringing home sausages made from the venison.

ingrid said...

My husband hunts every year and there is always veni in the freezer. This looks like a great recipe!

Silvia Violet said...

Venison sausages do sound good, Anne.

Ingrid, I hope you enjoy the recipe!

Tehya said...

I love Venison in any form!! TY for the recipe!

Silvia Violet said...

You're welcome, Tehya!

Liz said...

Hi Silvia
This is handy since we're in the middle of deer season and have already got a few
Thanks

Cherie said...

I prefer beef also.
but those don't sound to bad.

~Cherie K~

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