Simple venison stew

Give game a go with this simple venison dish.

Simple venison stew


1kg (2 1/2 lb) local venison stew 

3 onions, chopped

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 

2 cloves garlic, chopped 

1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce 

2 bay leaves 

Freshly chopped thyme

750ml (1 1/4 pints) water

8 small potatoes, peeled and quartered

2 parsnips, peeled and chopped

2 tablespoons plain flour    


  1. Heat the oil in a large casserole dish and brown the meat. Add the garlic, onions, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, thyme and water and season well.
  2. Bring to a simmer,cover and leave for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until the venison is tender. 
  3. Stir in the potatoes, parsnips and cook until tender. 
  4. Combine the flour with a little water and add to thicken. 
  5. Serve with chunks of crusty bread and enjoy!