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Hunter's Venison Casserole

by unknown
Date Posted: 12-06-2015


Original recipe makes 4 servings
  • 2 cupsbuttery mashed potatoes

  • 1 poundlean ground venison (or other big game)

  • 1 tablespooncanola oil

  • 1red onion, chopped

  • 2 clovesgarlic, minced

  • 2 stalkscelery, diced

  • 1/2 cupdiced red bell pepper

  • 1 tablespoonWorcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt

  • 1/4 teaspoonpepper

  • 2eggs, beaten

  • 1 cupcottage cheese

  • 2tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 cupshredded Colby Jack or Cheddar cheese



    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    2. Spread mashed potatoes evenly in a 2-quart casserole dish; set aside. Brown the venison in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crumbly and no longer pink, set aside.
    3. Heat the canola oil in the skillet, then stir in the red onion, garlic, celery, and red bell pepper. Cook until the onion has softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in cooked venison, and season with Worcestershire, salt, and pepper. Spoon mixture onto potatoes in the casserole dish.
    4. Stir together eggs and cottage cheese in a small bowl; spread evenly over meat mixture. Top with tomato slices, and sprinkle with cheese.
    5. Bake, uncovered, in preheated oven until set, about 20 minutes.