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Venison Stew from Scratch
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs

How to Make Venison Stew from Scratch - it's easier than you think!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 236 kcal
  • 1   deer roast 2-3 lbs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 whole large onion
  • 3 cloves pressed or minced fresh garlic
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 large potatoes
  • 3 large carrots
  • 1/2 cup water use more water to make more broth if wanted.
  1. Trim as much fat and sinew from the roast. slice into 1 inch cubes or strips. Toss the meat into the flour, coating completely.

  2. Put 2 tbsp oil into large frying pan add meat and garlic and brown meat well.
  3. Place all browned meat into crockpot with sliced onions, worcestershire, bay leaf, oregano, salt and water.
  4. Set crockpot on high and stir occasionally. Cook for 3.5 hours.
  5. Peel potatoes and carrots. Cube potatoes and slice carrots in circles. Add to crockpot and stir. Cook for another hour or until the vegetables are soft.
  6. This recipe will vary a bit for liquid in the stew at the end of cooking due to how much meat you use. Add water as needed at the end to make more sauce if you want but do not add too much as it will water the flavour down.
Recipe Notes

Make sure to trim the fat from the roast.

If you want to make dumplings, use my Crockpot Dumpling Recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Venison Stew from Scratch
Amount Per Serving
Calories 236 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 495mg21%
Potassium 831mg24%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 5095IU102%
Vitamin C 16.2mg20%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 6.6mg37%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.