A family recipe....One of those dishes that tastes as good as it smells. Cook roast 20 minutes per pound for medium rare, remember to baste often during roasting to ensure a tender roast.
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- 3 lbs venison roast
- 8 slices bacon
- 1⁄2 cup beef consomme
- 1⁄2 cup apple cider
- 1 cup red wine
- 1⁄4 cup lemon juice
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1⁄4 cup onion, chopped
- 1⁄8 cup cranberries, dried
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper
- 1⁄4 teaspoon thyme
1Preheat oven to 500 degrees Trim fat from roast,wipe down with damp cloth.
2Put venison in roasting pan and sear in 500 degree oven for 5- 10 minutes.
3Reduce heat to 425 degrees.
4Arrange bacon slices over roast.
5Roast uncovered in 425 degree oven for 30- 40 minutes.
7Combine all remaining ingredients and pour over roast.
8Remember to baste frequently during roasting
9Cover loosely with foil and cook 1 hour longer.