Venison Meatballs (Italian Style)

Discussion in 'Outdoor Recipes' started by Curtis17, Feb 12, 2015.

  1. Curtis17

    Curtis17 Active Member

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    Venison Meatballs Recipe

    This is an old school meatball recipe that is super easy and requires only a handful of ingredients. Anyone can brown some ground meat, throw it in a red sauce and call it dinner, but if you really want to bring out the best in your deer meat, take a few extra minutes and treat your family to a dinner that they will request again and again. Try them and let me know what you think!

    This recipe yields about 18 golf ball-sized meatballs. The recipe can be doubled, tripled etc…

    Ingredients:
    1 lb of ground venison (10% beef tallow added)
    1 egg
    ¼ Cup of Milk
    ½ Cup of Breadcrumbs
    1 Bunch of Basil (Chopped)
    ¼ Cup of Parmesan Cheese
    1 Onion (Chopped)
    1 Tbsp. of Minced Garlic
    1 tsp. of Salt
    1 tsp. of Black Pepper
    1 tsp. of Dried Oregano
    1 tsp. of Garlic Powder
    ½ tsp. of Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

    You will also need:
    Olive Oil
    2 Quarts of Your favorite Pasta Sauce (Store bought or Homemade) and Pasta Noodles


    Start by sauteing the chopped onion & garlic in Olive Oil until softened and then set aside. You can get your pot of sauce heating up as well.
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    In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the meatballs and mix with your hands until incorporated…
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    Form the meatballs into golf ball-size and lay them out on a greased baking sheet…
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    Bake the meatballs for 15 minutes in a 425 degree oven…
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    Toss the meatballs in your pot of sauce and simmer on medium heat for 2 hours…
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    After the two hours are up, they are ready to eat as is, or toss them with your favorite pasta and enjoy!
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    These meatballs are extremely moist, flavorful and taste great. I encourage you to give this recipe a try!
     
  2. CaptMark

    CaptMark Retired Ohio Waterfowler Staff Member Moderator

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    Going to try that ! Looks great !!
     

  3. Curtis17

    Curtis17 Active Member

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    I hope you do. They are excellent!