Venison Sloppy Joes - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Venison Sloppy Joes

Servings:6Serving Size:1 cup, 1 bun
Venison Sloppy Joes on plate

Give these Sloppy Joes a try. You’ll be glad you did.


  • 1 pound ground venison
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce, no-salt-added
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard


Mix all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat for approximately 30 minutes. Serve on whole grain bun.

Source: Adapted from Wild Game: From Field to Table, Sandra Bastin, PhD, RD, Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist. Revised July 2007. Revised February 2023.

Nutrition facts per serving: 180 calories; 2.5g total fat; 1g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 65mg cholesterol; 180mg sodium; 17g carbohydrate; 2g fiber; 9g total sugars; 5g added sugars; 20g protein; 0% Daily Value of Vitamin D; 4% Daily Value of Calcium; 15% Daily Value of Iron; 10% Daily value of Potassium