Warm up on a chilly night with this comforting venison pot pie recipe. The flaky pastry crust filled with tender venison, vegetables, and savory gravy is sure to be a hit with your family. This hearty dish is perfect for a cozy dinner at home or for serving guests at a dinner party. Enjoy the rich flavors and satisfying textures of this delicious pot pie!

Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 1 hour | Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes | Serves: 6


  • 2 lbs venison, cubed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 sheets puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the venison over medium heat.
  3. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until softened.
  4. Stir in the carrots, celery, peas, beef broth, thyme, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Transfer the venison mixture to a baking dish.
  6. Roll out the puff pastry and place over the baking dish. Trim any excess pastry and crimp the edges.
  7. Brush the pastry with the beaten egg.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy your venison pot pie!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 450 || Fat: 20g || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 30g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The rich and savory gravy makes this venison pot pie incredibly flavorful.
  2. The tender venison pairs perfectly with the hearty vegetables.
  3. The flaky puff pastry topping adds a delicious crunch to every bite.
  4. This dish is a great way to enjoy venison in a comforting and satisfying meal.
  5. It’s a perfect recipe for using up leftover venison from hunting season.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overcooking the venison to prevent it from becoming tough and chewy.
  2. Avoid adding too much salt as the beef broth already contains some sodium.
  3. Avoid skipping the puff pastry topping as it adds a delicious finishing touch to the pot pie.
  4. Avoid overcrowding the skillet when browning the venison to ensure even cooking.
  5. Avoid over-mixing the filling once all the ingredients are combined to prevent it from becoming mushy.

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