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Roasted Rack of Venison with Cranberry Sauce

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

55 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Pecan

A wild blend of savory, sweet, and freshly harvested rack of venison is roasted over our great 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 Cup fresh cranberries

  • 1/4 Cup beef stock

  • 2 Tablespoon butter

main

  • 1/2 Cup fresh cranberries

  • 1 Tablespoon butter

  • 1 8 Rib Rack Of Venison

  • kosher salt

  • black pepper

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set theTraeger temperature to 375℉ and preheat with the 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 Cup fresh cranberries

    • 1/4 Cup beef stock

    • 2 Tablespoon butter

  • 3

    Place on the Traeger and cook for 30 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking.

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  • 4

    Remove sauce from the Traeger. Add contents of the 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.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Cup fresh cranberries

    • 1 Tablespoon butter

  • 5

    For the Venison: Increase the Traeger temperature to 500℉ and preheat with the 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 8 Rib Rack Of Venison

    • To Taste kosher salt

    • To Taste black pepper

  • 6

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

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  • 7

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

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