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Smothered Venison Roast

This venison roast is tender and has a light gravy. If you want more gravy, to serve with mashed potatoes, just use more broth and flour.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 250 kcal


  • crockpot


  • 1 venison roast 2 to 3 lbs
  • 4 to 8 slices bacon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Put the venison roast in the crockpot.
  • Lay the bacon on top.
  • Cook for 6 to 8 hours on low, until the venison is tender.
  • Remove the venison from the crockpot and let cool until you can handle it.
  • Set aside the bacon.
  • Remove the venison from the bone and cut into 1 inch chunks. Set in dish and cover to keep warm.
  • Cut the bacon into 1 inch dice.
  • Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan.
  • Cook the onion until tender.
  • Add the bacon pieces and cook a few minutes more.
  • Stir in the flour until incorporated and immediately add the broth.
  • Cook untl bubbly.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Pour the warm sauce over the venison and stir until coated.
  • Serve immediately or place covered in a warm oven until you are ready.


Calories: 250kcal
Keyword crockpot, venison
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