10 Super Bowl Party Venison Foods and How to Make Them

10 Super Bowl Party Venison Foods and How to Make Them
Venison Lovers Pizza Recipe (Hal Shaffer photo)

Impress your Super Bowl party guests with some delicious venison finger food; here are several quick-and-easy recipes to consider

Stuffed Elk Backstrap with Prosciutto and Mozzarella Recipe

Stuffed Elk Backstrap with Prosciutto and Mozzarella Recipe
Stuffed Elk Backstrap with Prosciutto and Mozzarella Recipe (Karin Holder photo)

This elk venison backstrap recipe will make your mouth water, it's stuffed with spinach, prosciutto and mozzarella and then grilled until tender and juicy.

Ingredients:

  • Elk loin
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil
  • Fresh spinach, enough to serve party
  • 5 to 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • Sliced prosciutto
  • Sliced mozzarella cheese
  • Cooking twine

Get the Recipe: Stuffed Elk Backstrap with Prosciutto and Mozzarella Recipe



Venison Spring Rolls Recipe

Venison Spring Rolls Recipe
Venison Spring Rolls Recipe (Photo courtesy of Shaun Davies)


“These are fun, unexpected and delicious venison appetizers to serve during the holidays! Plus, they travel well and are easy to reheat to bring to parties.”


–Lee and Tiffany Lakosky

Ingredients:


  • 1 pound ground venison
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 sliced yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 box phyllo (fillo) dough
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 cups your favorite cheese for dipping

Get the Recipe: Venison Spring Rolls Recipe


Venison Nachos Recipe

Venison Nachos Recipe
Venison Nachos Recipe (Lee and Tiffany Lakosky photo)


Even the most amateur chef could make these venison nachos and they would turn out incredible.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground venison
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • Half bag tortilla chips
  • 1 bag shredded taco cheese

Get the Recipe: Venison Nachos Recipe


Sweet & Sour Venison Meatballs Recipe

Venison Meatballs Recipe by Drury Thirteen
Sweet & Sour Venison Meatballs Recipe (Jenny Nguyen photo)

Serve these sweet & sour venison meatballs as a tasty party appetizer or for your next family dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (12-ounce) jar chili sauce
  • 1 ½ cups grape jelly
  • 2 teaspoons chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons onion power
  • 2 pounds ground venison

Get the Recipe: Sweet & Sour Venison Meatballs Recipe


Venison Roll Ups with Balsamic Glaze Recipe

Venison Roll Ups Recipe
Venison Roll Ups with Balsamic Glaze Recipe (Photo courtesy of Shaun Davies)

"These venison roll ups with balsamic glaze bare a close resemblance to sashimi, but are created for the meat lover."

–Gregg Ritz

Ingredients: Quantities vary depending on your crowd

  • 1- to 2-pounds venison loin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • Toothpicks

Get the Recipe: Venison Roll Ups with Balsamic Glaze Recipe


Venison Recipe: Herb-Crusted Smoked Elk Backstrap

Herb-Crusted Smoked Elk Backstrap Recipe
Venison Recipe: Herb-Crusted Smoked Elk Backstrap (Karin Holder photo)

Just season the elk loin, coat it in the bread crumb topping, throw it in the smoker and you've got yourself a flavorful herb-crusted smoked elk backstrap.

Ingredients:

  • Elk loin
  • Favorite meat rub seasonings
  • Garlic cloves
  • Olive oil
  • Cubed French bread
  • Fresh thyme leaves
  • Garlic salt

Get the Recipe: Venison Recipe: Herb-Crusted Smoked Elk Backstrap


Venison Mac and Cheese Balls Recipe

Venison Mac and Cheese Balls Recipe
Venison Mac and Cheese Balls Recipe (Photo courtesy of Shaun Davies)

That's right … venison AND mac and cheese, all balled up into the ideal, bite-sized party appetizer.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups mac & cheese (favorite recipe; out of the box; leftovers; whatever you choose!)
  • 2 cups grilled and cubed venison tenderloin
  • 1 ½ cups breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Vegetable oil (for frying)

Get the Recipe: Venison Mac and Cheese Balls Recipe


Wild Venison Wrap Recipe

Venison Wraps by Drury Thirteen
Venison Wild Wraps Recipe (Taylor Drury photo)

Venison, vegetables and rice all rolled up into a healthy lettuce wrap makes eating a low-carb diet super easy.

Ingredients:

  • ½ pound ground venison
  • Half package taco seasoning
  • 1 head lettuce, washed and separated into large leaves
  • Shredded cheese
  • 1 package Rice a Roni Long Grain and Wild Rice Mix
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 cup mushrooms
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, diced
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

Get the Recipe: Wild Venison Wrap Recipe


Venison Sushi Recipe

Venison Sushi Recipe
Venison Sushi Recipe (Photo courtesy of Shaun Davies)

There is no better way to serve venison tenderloin than with sushi.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sushi rice
  • 2 cups water (plus extra for rinsing rice)
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 4 thinly-sliced strips seasoned and seared venison loin
  • Minced scallions or fresh jalapeño peppers
  • Soy sauce, optional

Get the Recipe: Venison Sushi Recipe


Venison Lovers Pizza Recipe

Venison Lovers Pizza Recipe
Venison Lovers Pizza Recipe (Hal Shaffer photo)

Hal Shaffer of “Greg Zipadelli's Drop Zone” on Outdoor Channel, shares with us his simple venison pizza recipe that makes the perfect shareable for any party.

Ingredients:

  • Dough or pre-made crust for 1 large pizza
  • 1 jar pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups ground venison sausage
  • ¼ pound sliced venison pepperoni

Get the Recipe: Venison Lovers Pizza Recipe

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