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Preparation time: 15mins
Cooking time: 4-5mins either side


4 Persons

      • 4 venison steaks or 1 piece of venison fillet weighing approx 750g – 1kg
      • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
      • Olive oil and a knob of butter
      • Pappardelle pasta

To Serve

      • 3 tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
      • 4 spring onions, peeled and chopped
      • 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
      • 1⁄2 cucumber, chopped
      • Fresh mint, finely chopped
      • Salt and freshly ground pepper
      • Sprig of basil


      1. Brush the venison steaks with a little olive oil and season. Cook under a hot grill on both sides. During grilling brush with a little oil and butter.
      2. To make the salsa mix all the ingredients together and season to taste.
      3. Cook the pasta according to the instructions. Drain and toss in oil. Serve the venison steak with pasta and some salsa.

Roast a whole fillet of venison in a hot oven 200°C/400°F/ Gas Mark 6 until tender and serve with a selection of roast vegetables, e.g. red and green peppers, whole onions, courgettes, aubergines. Makes a stylish dish for entertaining.