Slow Cooker Venison Pot Roast with Tomatoes

Braised Venison
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  • Total: 9 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 9 hrs
  • Yield: 6 to 8 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
454 Calories
21g Fat
12g Carbs
52g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This venison pot roast is slow cooked to perfection with tomatoes, beef broth, and seasonings. It's a simple recipe, but the flavor is great.


  • 1 venison pot roast, about 3 pounds
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil or shortening
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 cups beef broth (hot)
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Optional: salt and pepper (to taste)

Steps to Make It

  1. Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper; dust with flour.

  2. Sear the venison roast in a heavy skillet or saute pan in heated oil or shortening. Add onion to skillet. Turn off the heat and add beef broth; transfer to slow cooker, scraping browned bits up.

  3. Add tomatoes to crock pot, along with the herbs and seasonings.

  4. Cover and cook on LOW for 9 to 12 hours, until pot roast is tender.