Venison Tenderloin

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Sweetiebarbara

Oh so tender! Last night it was venison steak, tonight it is venison tenderloin. Thanks again Scott--and thank you Phillip! (another dear deer man!) Thanks Carrie and Tom!

Top Review by xiola7

A great recipe, but I must say: salt is required, at some point. I'd salt the meat when I pepper it for sure. I'd probably add a little salt to the gravy, too. Also, I used three medium onions (on the largeish side) and it was definitely onion overload, so I'd probably use two next time. Of course, that is all a matter of personal taste. Otherwise, great recipe, and I appreciate you sharing it! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly sprinkle tenderloins with pepper and set aside.
  2. Sauté onions in 1 tablespoon butter.
  3. Add garlic and cook another 3 minutes.
  4. Add mushrooms, sautéing another 10 minutes.
  5. When done, remove vegetables and add the rest of the butter.
  6. Sauté venison 2-3 minutes per side.
  7. When done, place on platter and return vegetables to pan.
  8. Add flour stirring until it becomes a thick brown paste.
  9. Add water, continuing to stir, until gravy is of desired consistency, adding more water if you wish.
  10. Correct seasoning and pour over tenderloins.
  11. Serve.

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