Skip to main content

Easy Venison Summer Sausage Recipe

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

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

Yield: 4 venison summer sausage logs
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 1 ½ hours

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

Directions:

  1. Mix dry ingredients together in a small bowl. Add to the ground venison and ground beef and mix thoroughly. 
  2. Form mixture into 2 ½-inch logs approximately 8-inches long and pack tightly. Wrap in aluminum foil and chill for 24 hours.
  3. Take logs out of the refrigerator and pierce several times through the foil.
  4. Bake on a broiler rack over a broiler pan at 325 degrees for 1 ½ hours. Take the foil off and place back on the rack to finish dripping. Rewrap and refrigerate or freeze.
  5. Note: You may also use an empty, clean soup can. Just spray (or rub) well with oil and pack with the meat mixture. Bake it in the can and the meat will slide right out.

For more venison recipes and tips from Raschell Rule, visit: misshomemade.com




GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

Recent Videos

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Fishing

Bass Crash Course: Offshore Cranking

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Gear

Trika Rods

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Gear

New Shimano Baitcasters

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Hunting

Incredible Turkey Audio: Tommy Allen Punches his Minnesota Tag IN THE SNOW

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Destinations

First Turkey Ever: Perfect Conditions Make for a Short Hunt

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Fishing

Bass Crash Course: Bass Froggin' Game Plan

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Videos

What to Know Before Going Off-Road

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Learn

Off-Road Safety Tips and Techniques

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Gear

The Right Tires for Off-Roading

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Learn

Bass Crash Course: Shallow-Water Power Lures

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Destinations

Minnesota Double Down: First Visit to New Farm Goes Perfectly

How to make windy conditions work for you when you're on the water.
Fishing

Bass Crash Course: Bass Fishing in the Wind

Game & Fish Magazine Covers Print and Tablet Versions

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

Buy Digital Single Issues

Magazine App Logo

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the Game & Fish App

Other Magazines

See All Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top Game & Fish stories delivered right to your inbox every week.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All Game & Fish subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Enjoying What You're Reading?

Get a Full Year
of Guns & Ammo
& Digital Access.

Offer only for new subscribers.

Subscribe Now