Venison Meatballs Recipe

Venison Meatballs Recipe
Serve these venison meatballs over a pile of spaghetti or toothpick them for the perfect party appetizer. (Scott Leysath photo)

Make this Venison Meatballs Recipe with ground venison or wild turkey

Venison Meatballs Recipe Serve these venison meatballs over a pile of spaghetti or toothpick them for the perfect party appetizer. (Scott Leysath photo)



By: Scott Leysath, "The Sporting Chef"


Yield: 15 meatballs


Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups ground venison
  • 1 cup ground pork or bacon
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup Japanese breadcrumbs
  • 1½ teaspoons Hi Mountain Zesty Western Burger Seasoning
  • ½ cup pepper jelly
  • ½ teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ cup barbecue sauce

Directions:

1. Combine venison, pork or bacon, eggs and breadcrumbs. Mix well and form into golf ball-sized balls.

2. Brown venison meatballs evenly in a lightly-oiled skillet.

3. While the meatballs are browning, combine remaining ingredients in a bowl. Brush mixture over venison meatballs once browned and cooked through, approximately 15 minutes.

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