Winter may be here, but don’t put that grill in storage just yet. We’ve unearthed a tasty recipe for some whitetail deer sliders that will knock your Mucks off. If you’re looking for a creative and delicious way to use some of that ground venison you’ve got in the freezer, then you’ll want to give this easy meal a try.
Whitetail are one of the most popular hunting game, but because of unregulated hunting in the early 20th century, their numbers decreased to around 300,000 in the United States. Due to the efforts of hunters and conservationists, populations now flourish across the country by upwards of 30 million.
Whitetail is also a nutrient-rich and savory meat. It is high in protein and has less saturated fat than ham, salmon, or lean roast beef. In fact, four ounces of venison meat supplies about two-thirds the daily requirement for protein and almost one-third the daily requirement for iron, yet only has about 186 calories and 1.4 grams of saturated fat.
So let’s thaw out that venison and get grillin’.