Kato's Tender Roast Venison

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

One of those dishes that tastes as good as it smells. Cook roast 20 minutes per pound for medium rare, remember to baste often during roasting to ensure a tender roast.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees Trim fat from roast,wipe down with damp cloth.
  2. Put venison in roasting pan and sear in 500 degree oven for 5- 10 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to 425 degrees.
  4. Arrange bacon slices over roast.
  5. Roast uncovered in 425 degree oven for 30- 40 minutes.
  6. Remove bacon.
  7. Combine all remaining incredients and pour over roast.
  8. Remember to baste frequently during roasting.
  9. Cover loosely with foil and cook 1 hour longer.
Most Helpful

I made this with a 4 pound shoulder roast, bone in. It cooked about 45 mins extra for the bone. As others did, I used cranberry juice instead of berries for much the same reasons, the kids would cringe. Hey, they're eating venison so I can't complain too much! My only draw back on this is the high salt content. The beef consomme had a ton, and no low sodium option at the stop & shop. But all in all a delicious roast. Will make again.

Nancygirl March 30, 2009

DH loved this! but then I took a lead from mama and used cranberry juice (for the same reason she did). I think I would leave the lemon juice out next time as the wine, lemon juice and cranberry mix was a bit more acidic than I would have preferred, personal taste only. DH had two helpings which is something he hardly ever does. The only thing I did differently was to brown the meat and then put it in the crockpot for about 8 hrs instead of the oven.

Annacia March 20, 2007

Made this for DH. He thought it was very tasty! I had to use cranberry juice as I didnt have any craisins - and he would not have eaten it if he saw them in there! lol This is good enough for company! Thanks Kato!

Mama's Kitchen (Hope) November 14, 2006