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Venison Meat Loaf

 Venison Meat Loaf
My mother, who claims she can detect venison in any recipe, didn't have a clue it was in this tender meat loaf until we told her after dinner. She raved about this flavorful main dish the entire time she was eating it! -Liz Gilchrist, Bolton, Ontario
6-8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 70 min.


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground venison
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar


  • In a large bowl, lightly beat eggs; add tomato sauce, onion, crumbs,
  • salt and pepper. Add venison and mix well. Press into an ungreased
  • 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Combine brown sugar, mustard and vinegar;
  • pour over meat loaf. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 70 minutes or
  • until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 204 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 799 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.