Retro venison and vegetable stew

This hearty stew uses plenty of vegetables and it's fashionable rather than old fashioned!

Retro venison and vegetable stew


Serves 4

1 Tbsp red wine or water
1 tsp canola oil
1 Tbsp cornflour
1 Tbsp lite soy sauce
500g New Zealand farm-raised venison, diced
2 Tbsp canola oil
½ cup red currant or cranberry jelly
1 Tbsp sesame oil
1 cup water
3 onions, peeled and sliced
3 boiling potatoes, peeled and diced
2 courgettes, sliced
3 carrots, peeled and sliced


Combine wine, first measure of oil, cornflour and soy sauce in a bowl. Add venison and toss. Cover and leave to marinate in refrigerator.
Heat second measure of oil in a large heavy-based frying pan. Add drained venison and brown on all sides.
Add red currant jelly, sesame oil, water, onions, potatoes, courgettes and carrots.
Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 45 minutes or until meat is cooked and vegetables are tender.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [4 Serves]
Energy 1790kj
Protein 30.0g
Total fat 13.5g
- saturated fat 1.7g
Carbohydrates 42.9g
- sugars 30.9g
Fibre 5.4g
Sodium 229mg

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