Venison Caprese

Venison Caprese

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 – 20 minutes
Serves: 3 – 7

What you will need:

5 – 7       venison steaks
1 – 2       ripe red tomatoes
5 – 7       slices fresh mozzarella (1/4 inch thick)
15 – 21  fresh basil leaves
½            tablespoon balsamic vinegar
½            tablespoon olive oil


In frying pan over medium heat add ½ tablespoon olive oil. Once oil starts to sizzle place venison steaks in pan and let sear for about 5 minutes each side or until red is mostly gone (depending on how you prefer your steaks adjust accordingly)

venison steak seared

Meanwhile preheat oven to 350.

Cut tomatoes and mozzarella into ¼ inch thick slices and set aside.

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Once steaks are seared place into 9 x 13 baking dish. Top each with once slice of tomato and mozzarella. In preheated oven bake uncovered for about 5 to 10 minutes until mozzarella is melted.


Remove from oven place 2 to 3 basil leaves on each steak and drizzle balsamic vinegar over top.

Serve immediately

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