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15 of the Best Venison Sausage Recipes

Looking for the best venison sausage recipes? From cheesy venison sausage bread to venison brats from scratch, we've got you covered.

15 of the Best Venison Sausage Recipes
Dip a piece of this venison sausage bread into marinara sauces for an amazing Italian treat. (Photo courtesy of "Crush with Lee & Tiffany")
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If you have a freezer full of venison and need some fresh recipe ideas, you've come to the right place. We've compiled our best venison sausage recipes into one list. You are sure to find a delicious venison dish in this collection, whether you are cooking for the pickiest of eaters or those who are a little more adventurous with what they try. So read on to find a venison recipe that looks tasty and get to cookin'!

Venison Sausage Bread Recipe

Stuffed with cheese and deliciously seasoned venison, this sausage bread recipe from Crush with Lee & Tiffany will have you drooling.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound venison sausage
  • 1 log mozzarella cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 package fresh pizza dough
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • Marinara sauce (optional)

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Venison Bratwurst Recipe from Scratch

Venison Bratwurst Recipe from Scratch
These venison bratwursts are perfect for a game day cookout. (Jeff Phillips photo)

A Saturday kill turned into a perfect game-day meal, this venison bratwurst is perfect for any tailgate or home grill.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds ground venison
  • 2 pounds ground pork butt (fatty meat for flavor)
  • 1 large onion, minced
  • ½ teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground sage
  • ½ teaspoon marjoram
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated black pepper
  • ⅔ cup dark beer
  • Casings

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Italian Venison and Bacon Sausage Recipe

Italian Venison and Bacon Sausage Recipe
Making your own sausage at home is a great way to use any venison scraps you may have. (Shutterstock photo)

You're going to love this venison sausage recipe because it includes bacon and has an Italian kick of flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 4 pounds venison scraps
  • 2 pounds lean bacon
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper
  • ½ tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon minced rosemary
  • ½ cup Italian parsley
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 8 ounces (8 feet) sausage casings

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Homemade Venison and Pork Sausage Recipe

Homemade Venison and Pork Sausage Recipe
This Homemade Venison and Pork Sausage Recipe should be kept under lock and key. It is that good. (Shutterstock photo)

This Homemade Venison and Pork Sausage Recipe makes 8 pounds of sausage. Vacuum seal it in 1-pound packages, freeze, and use as needed.

Ingredients:

  • 4 pounds ground pork
  • 4 pounds venison, cut into 1½-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons coarse black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon clove
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground sage

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Venison Jalapeño-Cheddar Summer Sausage Recipe

Venison Jalapeño-Cheddar Summer Sausage Recipe
Add a little kick to your venison summer sausage with this recipe. (Jeff Phillips photo)

You'll love the sharp flavor of Cheddar cheese and spicy kick of jalapeño peppers in this venison summer sausage recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds venison, ground
  • 3 tablespoons tender quick
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke
  • 2 jalapeño peppers (or to taste), seeded and minced
  • 1 ½ cups cheddar cheese, shredded

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Venison Sausage Patties Recipe

Venison Sausage Patties Recipe
Use this recipe to make venison sausage patties in bulk, then separate them into 1-pound packages and freeze. (Shutterstock photo)

A great, wild addition to any breakfast, you won't believe the flavor in this Venison Sausage Patties Recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 6 pounds ground venison
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 1/4 cup Tender Quick
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons sage
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon fennel
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon crushed crushed red pepper, or to taste

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Maple Venison Sausage Patties Recipe

Maple Venison Sausage Patties Recipe
This Maple Venison Sausage Patties Recipe is so easy to make.

This recipe for maple venison sausage patties is great with pancakes, waffles or between two hot homemade biscuits.

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds bulk venison sausage
  • 1 small onion, shredded on cheese grater
  • 2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 teaspoon dry ground mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup

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Venison Sausage Egg Muffins Recipe

Venison Sausage Egg Muffins Recipe
An easy breakfast recipe to make, these Venison Sausage Egg Muffins are the perfect way to start the day. (Photo courtesy of "Crush with Lee & Tiffany")

Mornings can be hectic, so slow things down with this easy (and delicious) venison sausage egg muffin recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 12 eggs, whisked
  • 1 cup browned and drained venison breakfast sausage
  • 1 cup chopped spinach or kale
  • ½ cup chopped red pepper
  • ½ chopped fresh mushrooms (optional)
  • ¼ cup chopped onion (optional)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Shredded cheese

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Smoked Venison Sausage Recipe

Smoked Venison Sausage Recipe
Making homemade smoked venison sausage is easy with this recipe. (Shutterstock photo)

There are two ways to smoke these venison sausages, in the oven or in a smoker.

Ingredients:

  • 4 ½ pounds ground venison
  • 1 pound pork sausage
  • 2 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hickory smoked salt
  • 2 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 ½ teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 2 ½ teaspoons black pepper

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Venison Sausage Penne Pasta Recipe

Venison Sausage Penne Pasta Recipe
Serve this Venison Sausage Penne Pasta Recipe with crusty bread and a fresh salad. It's a hearty pasta dish that's perfect dinner after a long day of hunting (Photo courtesy of "Crush with Lee & Tiffany") This hearty pasta dish is a perfect dinner after a long day of hunting. (Photo courtesy of "Crush with Lee & Tiffany")

Pasta la vista baby! Whip up this recipe from Crush with Lee & Tiffany, perfect for any night of the week. So good, you'll definitely want to make enough for leftovers.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds venison ground breakfast sausage (if you use plain ground venison, season with spices)
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 4 cans diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 jar Cheese Con Queso (cheese dip in snack aisle)
  • 1 package penne pasta
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Chopped parsley (optional)

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Hot Italian Venison Sausage Recipe

Hot Italian Venison Sausage Recipe
If you like spicy, this is a great venison sausage recipe to add to your favorite meals. (Shutterstock photo)

Italian venison sausage goes perfect with breakfast or as a topping on your favorite pizza.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds ground venison
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 3 ½ teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 4 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 7 teaspoons fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup cold water

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Easy Venison Summer Sausage Recipe

Easy Venison Summer Sausage Recipe
Serve this venison summer sausage with a cheese plate at your next gathering. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Phillips)

Making summer sausage is a perfect way to enjoy some tasty venison.

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds ground venison with no fat (deer, elk, antelope)
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (or ground pork)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 teaspoons cracked black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke
  • 3 tablespoons Tender Quick

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Venison Sausage Egg Scramble Recipe

Venison Sausage Egg Scramble Recipe
Top this Venison Sausage Egg Scramble Recipe with a hearty serving of Colby-Jack cheese. (Jeff Phillips photo)

This Venison Sausage Egg Scramble Recipe also serves as a delicious breakfast burrito filling.

Ingredients:

  • ¼ pound precooked venison breakfast sausage, crumbled
  • 2 medium eggs
  • ¼ cup shredded Colby-Jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Dried minced onions
  • Flour tortillas and salsa (if making breakfast burritos)

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Venison Sausage Gravy Recipe

Venison Sausage Gravy Recipe
Serve this Venison Sausage Gravy Recipe over warm, buttery biscuits.

A simple recipe for delicious, homemade venison sausage gravy.

Ingredients:

  • ½ pound venison sausage
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 ¼ cups whole milk
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

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Venison & Egg Breakfast Bake Recipe

Venison & Egg Breakfast Bake Recipe
Tiffany's Venison & Egg Breakfast Bake is the perfect recipe to feed a crowd in the morning. (Photo courtesy of "Crush with Lee & Tiffany")

After making this for "Breakfast with Tiffany" on Outdoor Channel, fans couldn't get enough of Tiffany Lakosky's creative and delicious recipes! Start your day off right with this Crush with Lee & Tiffany inspired recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 10-12 bread slices
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 ½ browned & drained venison breakfast sausage
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can mushrooms drained
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 can cream mushroom soup

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