Tag: venison

Exploring Red Meat Alternatives

by in Healthy Recipes, May 26, 2011
Exploring Red Meat Alternatives
Seared venison is a leaner alternative for steak lovers.

Trying to cut back on high-fat cuts of red meat? Nowadays, there are more choices than ever. These animal protein alternatives are turning up on restaurant menus and supermarket shelves — find out what they’re all about.

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Spotlight Recipe: Venison Curry Meatballs in Sun-Dried Tomato Phyllo Cups

by in Healthy Recipes, May 6, 2009

Venison Curry Meatballs
These cocktail-sized appetizers feature an unusual protein: venison (that’s deer meat). You’ll probably need to look harder for it at your local butcher, but venison is worth the 44 calories and 2 grams of fat per ounce (compared to 54 calories and 4 grams of fat for the same amount of ground beef). If you don’t want to try them appetizer-style in phyllo cups, make larger meatballs and serve them over whole-wheat spaghetti.

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