Apple-stuffed Venison

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
15 min

Yield:
10 to 12 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • Apple Stuffing:
  • 3 cups peeled and chopped apples
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 venison hind quarter, butterflied and boned
  • 1 pound bacon
  • Special Equipment: a water smoker
Directions
  • Set up a water smoker according to manufacturer's instructions.

  • In a large skillet, combine all stuffing ingredients and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.

  • Stuff venison hind quarter with apple mixture. Roll to cover stuffing. Cover top and bottom of hind quarter with bacon and attach with toothpicks. Cook in a water smoker until desired degree of doneness.

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