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Maddog's Venison Sloppy Joes

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"I'm always looking for new ways to cook venison. This non-Manwich® sloppy joe recipe will be sure to turn heads on the traditional comfort food."
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43 m servings 622
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat 1 1/2 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, red bell pepper, and jalapeno; cook and stir until softened, 5 to 8 minutes.
  2. Heat remaining 1 1/2 tablespoon oil in another skillet over medium heat. Add venison; cook and stir until lightly browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in black pepper, cayenne pepper, grill seasoning, garlic salt, and Worcestershire sauce; cook until venison is browned, 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Combine tomato, barbeque sauce, ketchup, tomato paste, and hot sauce in a food processor; pulse until sauce is combined.
  4. Combine onion mixture, venison mixture, and sauce in a saucepan. Simmer until flavors combine, 10 to 15 minutes. Divide among buns; top with Cheddar cheese.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute 2 to 3 Roma tomatoes for the vine tomato if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 622 calories; 33.7 36.7 42.3 144 1018 Full nutrition

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These turned out great! It masks the gaminess just enough but still allows the flavor of the venison to come through. If you've got some venison in the freezer that needs used, I recommend using...