Roasted Rack of Venison with Cranberry Sauce

Traeger Kitchen


Roasted Rack of Venison with Cranberry Sauce

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

55 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Big Game Blend

A wild blend of savory and sweet. Freshly harvested rack of venison is roasted over our big game blend and paired with a sweet and sour cranberry sauce.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

Units of Measurement:

Cranberry Sauce
  • 1/2 white onion, diced

  • 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley

  • 1 Tablespoon sage

  • 2 1/2 Cup fresh cranberries, divided

  • 1/4 Cup beef stock

  • 2 Tablespoon butter

main
  • 1 (2 to 2-1/2 lb) 8-bone venison roast

  • kosher salt

  • black pepper

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 375℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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  • 2

    For the Cranberry Sauce: Add onion, parsley, sage, 2 cups cranberries, beef stock and butter to a cast iron saucepan.
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 white onion, diced

    • 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley

    • 1 Tablespoon sage

    • 2 1/2 Cup fresh cranberries, divided

    • 1/4 Cup beef stock

    • 2 Tablespoon butter

  • 3

    Place on Traeger and allow to cook for 30 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking.
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  • 4

    Remove sauce from Traeger. Add contents of pan to a blender and puree. Strain through a mesh sieve while still hot. Mix in the butter and a 1/2 cup of cranberries, set aside and keep warm.
  • 5

    For the Venison: Increase Traeger temperature to 500℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. Remove fat and silverskin from the meat, pat dry with paper towels and season generously with salt and pepper.
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    Ingredients
    • 1 (2 to 2-1/2 lb) 8-bone venison roast

    • To Taste kosher salt

    • To Taste black pepper

  • 6

    Place venison directly on grill grate and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, or until browned. Reduce Traeger temperature to 375℉ and roast for 20 to 25 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat reads 125℉ or to desired doneness.
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  • 7

    Remove from Traeger and allow to rest for 10 minutes. Serve with cranberry sauce. Enjoy!

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