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Bacon and Venison Burgers


"This makes a really nice and juicy burger with very little shrinkage."
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25 m servings 823 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings (5 burgers)

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Place bacon in a stainless steel bowl; add venison, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, milk, garlic, and cayenne pepper. Mix venison mixture using your hands and form into 5-ounce balls. Press balls with the back of a side dish to form patties.
  3. Grill patties on the preheated grill until desired doneness is reached, about 5 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).


  • Cook's Note:
  • We used the fat of the bacon instead of mixing with pork fat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 823 calories; 24.8 g fat; 39.3 g carbohydrates; 103.5 g protein; 354 mg cholesterol; 1438 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Yes you are correct. 5lbs would make 20 burgers it won't let me edit that number. Nice catch

Awesome. First time having venison and I'm a fan. I used turkey peppered bacon and used regular skim milk... only made one pound of venison so wasn't going to open a can of milk for a couple tea...