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Wild Rice Venison Stew

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 2 hours


6 servings

"With three hunters in the family and plenty of wild rice on hand, this hearty stew is a 'must' at our house," says Darla Haseltine of Wyoming, Minnesota.


  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds venison, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2-3/4 cups water
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup uncooked wild rice


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine flour and pepper. Add venison; shake to coat. In a Dutch oven, brown meat in batches in oil. Add water, broth and bouillon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/4 hours.
  2. Stir in the potatoes, onion, carrots and rice; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes or until vegetables and rice are tender.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 301 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 103mg cholesterol, 362mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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