A Delightful Venison Soup With Culinary Twists And Turns
Tantalize your taste buds with this unusual venison soup that combines the traditional flavors of venison with the exotic tastes of other cultures. This recipe is easy to prepare, and will be sure to impress your dinner guests with its unique flavor and aroma.
- 2 tablespoons neutral-tasting oil
- 1 pound ground venison, divided
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 6 cups venison stock, divided
- 1 large potato, peeled and chopped
- 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
- 1 bunch kale, stemmed and roughly chopped
- Salt & pepper to taste
- In a large pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Once hot, add half of the ground venison and brown, stirring occasionally. Once it is browned, remove it from the pot with a slotted spoon and set aside.
- Add the onions and garlic to the pot and cook until the onions are softened. Add the spices and cook another minute or two, until fragrant. Add the rest of the venison and cook until browned. Return the previously cooked venison to the pot and add 4 cups of venison stock.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes. Add the potato, carrots, and kale, and the remaining 2 cups of stock. Simmer for an additional 15 minutes. Taste, and adjust the seasoning with salt & pepper, if desired.
- Serve in warm bowls and enjoy with some crusty bread.
Whether you are a seasoned hunter or are trying venison for the first time, this soup is sure to please. With its combination of smoky spices and vegetables, it is a savory and comforting pleasure to be shared with family and friends. The venison stock provides the base of the soup with an earthy flavor that is complemented by a hint of sweetness from the vegetables. This venison soup is the perfect dish to serve on a cold winter’s night after a successful hunt, or for a meal when celebrating deer season. Enjoy!