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Pasta with Venison and Wine

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Pasta with Venison and Wine

Pasta with Venison and Wine - Gently braised venison in a rich, sophisticated sauce

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Health Score:
8,6 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 15 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h.
Ready in
Calories:
705
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Venison provides high-quality lean meat and essential amino acids. One serving of this dish also covers your daily requirement of zinc, niasin and iron. 

Venison is available fresh from September to March. Outside the game season, you can buy frozen meat. Let it defrost slowly and gently in the refrigerator.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie705 kcal(34 %)
Protein57 g(58 %)
Fat18 g(16 %)
Carbohydrates73 g(49 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage11 g(37 %)
Vitamin A0.9 mg(113 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E3.4 mg(28 %)
Vitamin B₁0.4 mg(40 %)
Vitamin B₂0.5 mg(45 %)
Niacin13 mg(108 %)
Vitamin B₆0.5 mg(36 %)
Folate43 μg(14 %)
Pantothenic acid1.5 mg(25 %)
Biotin8.1 μg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.5 μg(50 %)
Vitamin C16 mg(17 %)
Potassium1,148 mg(29 %)
Calcium127 mg(13 %)
Magnesium147 mg(49 %)
Iron7.6 mg(51 %)
Iodine12 μg(6 %)
Zinc7.3 mg(91 %)
Saturated fatty acids5.1 g
Uric acid344 mg
Cholesterol177 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 ½ pounds
Venison (from the shoulder or leg)
3
2
2 small stalks
2
3 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
¾ cup
Red wine (or stock)
3 tablespoons
red Port wine (or cranberry juice)
8 ounces
peeled Tomatoes (canned)
1 ¼ cups
12 ounces
2 ounces
dark Chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa content)
2 sprigs
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

2 Pots, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Sieve, 1 Can opener, 1 Lid

Preparation steps

1.
Pasta with Venison and Wine preparation step 1

Rinse venison, pat dry, and cut into 3/8 inch cubes.

2.
Pasta with Venison and Wine preparation step 2

Peel onions and carrots. Rinse celery and remove strings if desired. Cut all vegetables into small cubes. Peel and finely chop garlic.

3.
Pasta with Venison and Wine preparation step 3

In a heavy pot, heat oil. Add venison and sauté until browned on all sides. Transfer to a plate and season with salt and pepper.

4.
Pasta with Venison and Wine preparation step 4

Add vegetables to the pan and cook, stirring, until golden-brown. 

5.
Pasta with Venison and Wine preparation step 5

Add tomato puree and cook briefly. Stir in red and port wines. Bring to a boil and cook until liquid has reduced, 10-15 minutes.

6.
Pasta with Venison and Wine preparation step 6

Add tomatoes with their juice and the broth to the pot. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over low heat for 1 hour.

7.
Pasta with Venison and Wine preparation step 7

After cooking the sauce for about 50 minutes, bring plenty of salted water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Coarsely chop chocolate.

8.
Pasta with Venison and Wine preparation step 8

Rinse rosemary, strip leaves from stems and chop leaves coarsely. Add rosemary and chocolate to the pot along with the meat. Cook an additional 5-10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

9.
Pasta with Venison and Wine preparation step 9

Drain the pasta in a sieve and top with sauce.