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Apple Venison Meat Loaf Recipe

Venison is a nice change of pace from turkey for a holiday meal. This meat loaf doesn’t taste gamey, and our guests enjoy it—especially the ones who stay with us during hunting season.—Lorraine McClain, Republican City, NE
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 2 cups shredded peeled apples
  • 2 cups unseasoned stuffing cubes
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 2 pounds ground venison

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble venison over mixture and mix well. Pat into an ungreased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until no pink remains and a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 239 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 123 mg cholesterol, 367 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.