You harvested your venison in the wild, why not cook it in the wild? Or at least outdoors. Try this recipe on the grill or over hot coals. Try this recipe on the grill or over hot coals.
Form ground venison into four burgers or separate chops. Tear off four sheets of heavy aluminum foil for grilling. Place burger in center of foil and cover with sections of onion and a pat of butter. Lay slices of carrot and potato atop onion. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and seasoning as you layer vegetables. Drizzle with honey. Seal foil packet and repeat for other three meat patties. Place on grill or hot coals and cook for about one hour. Check for doneness. Serves 4.
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