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Venison Pot Roast

"'This hearty dish has tender meat and wonderful seasonings,' relates Debbie Phillips of Pittsburg, Texas. 'Game is plentiful around our home, and my family could eat this satisfying meal weekly.'"
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Ingredients

3 h 20 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Combine the first three ingredients; rub over roast. In a Dutch oven, brown roast on all sides in oil. Add apple juice, broth, onion, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 2 hours. Add potatoes, carrots and celery; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until meat and vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaf. Thicken pan juices if desired.

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I made this in the crockpot and it was wonderful! The apple juice is key! I don't even like venison very much but this recipe was wonderful. The only thing I did different was add cornstarch at ...

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I thought this was fine, but nothing special. Venison meat is a rarity for us and we'll keep looking for a special recipe to prepare it. I followed a previous reviewer's recommendation to use be...

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I made this in the crockpot and it was wonderful! The apple juice is key! I don't even like venison very much but this recipe was wonderful. The only thing I did different was add cornstarch at ...

I continually look for new wild game recipes, as my husband and I are hunters. This recipe was outstanding! I did change an ingredient and finish the meat off differently, though. I substituted ...

This was an excellent way to prepare venison roast. There was a faint taste of game in the finished product.. enough for those who like it, but minute enough for those of us who don't. The onl...

My roast turned out pretty tough. Was probably the roast, or more likely, my fault. Will try this again. The flavor was delish!

I thought this was fine, but nothing special. Venison meat is a rarity for us and we'll keep looking for a special recipe to prepare it. I followed a previous reviewer's recommendation to use be...

My wife asked me to make a beef pot roast. I found this recipe and thought I’d try it with beef, instead of venison. WOW did it turn out well! I used a quality 3LB piece of top round roast, brow...

We have venison every year, I'm rather torn on what to give this recipe. My family and I did not like the pot roast, the venison flavor was to strong. On the up side what was left over I pulled...

This was very good. My husband especially liked it. I served this with a homemade bread which was a nice compliment and allowed you to clean up the last of the very tasty gravy. I cut up an a...

This was my first time making venison, and it came out AWESOME!! I had a friend over for dinner who had never tried venison before, and we both loved it. I made no changes to the recipe, maybe...