Slow Cooker Venison Stew

I have received this product in exchange for my honest review and to create this Venison Stew recipe. All opinions are my own. 

Venison Stew

I love using a slow cooker whenever possible to save time in the afternoon and it also saves a lot of dishes. I like not having to worry about getting dinner started after school, homework, and the millions of other things going on at that time.

I try to convert as many of my favorite recipes into slow cooker recipes and my new favorite is this Venison Stew.

Slow Cooker Venison Stew

This recipe is so easy to make in my new Hamilton Beach Professional Sous Vide and 6QT Slow Cooker. This machine is so versatile for all of my favorite recipes in not only the slow cooker but it doubles as a Sous Vide. Don’t know what that is? I didn’t either but it sounded fancy and I was excited to learn more about it. This is what I found out from the Target product page:

It’s a no-fail method of cooking sealed food in a precisely temperature-controlled water bath, ensuring that food is evenly cooked throughout and reducing the chance of over- or undercooking 1) Set up – Season food and put it in a vacuum-sealed or resealable bag 2) Submerge – Place ingredients into the sous vide water bath and enjoy walk-away convenience 3) Enjoy – Delicious, juicy food that’s cooked to the precise temperature you selected.

Slow Cooker Venison Stew

Sous vide uses precise temperature control to cook food evenly and perfectly throughout. Slow cooking gently cooks food over a long period of time, retaining its flavor and moisture.

Just like the slow cooker, walk away and let the appliance do the work. Pretty neat!

Slow Cooker Venison Stew

One of my favorite things about the machine is the handles because they allow me to move the slow cooker around easily when it is completely full without feeling like they are going to fall off.

Onto the fun part, the cooking. This venison stew takes a little bit of preparation before dropping the ingredients into the slow cooker.

First you have to brown the sides of your venison roast before adding it to the slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Venison Stew

While you are waiting for the edges to brown you can begin peeling the potatoes.

Slow Cooker Venison Stew

After a couple of minutes when your venison has browned and your potatoes are all peeled add them to the slow cooker along with seasoning, carrots, and broth.

Let the roast cook for atleast 6 hours but if you are anything like me you just leave it cooking until it’s time to eat but with the Hamilton Beach Professional Sous Vide and 6QT Slow Cooker, you can set the timer to cook your food.

It’s that simple! After you get home from work you can enjoy a delicious venison stew without having to put any more work into making this dinner for your family. It almost feels like you have a personal chef cooking the meal for you.

Slow Cooker Venison Stew

This slow cooker venison stew turned out so great that I can’t wait to share my next recipe using the sous vide settings.

Slow Cooker Venison Stew
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  • 2 Lbs of Venison
  • 64 ounces of Beef Broth
  • 16 ounces of Frozen Carrots
  • 6 Peeled Potatoes
  • 2 Teaspoons of Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon of Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Thyme
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Tenderizer
  • You can Substitute Seasoning for Package of Pot Roast Seasoning


  1. Brown the venison and peel the potatoes. Add to crock pot along with all of the other ingredients. Let cook for about 6-8 hours and serve.

Be sure to enter the giveaway below because one lucky winner is going to receive a Hamilton Beach Professional Sous Vide and 6QT Slow Cooker, how exciting!!!

Hamilton Beach 6 QT Slow Cooker and Professional Sous Vide 


  1. Elizabeth G says:

    Looks delicious!

  2. Looks delicious!

  3. Thank you for the recipe and the giveaway

  4. Janice Murphy says:

    thank you for a great giveaway, love the chance to use this

  5. There’s nothing better than fresh meat and veggies in a slow cooker! The smell is so amazing!!!

  6. Miranda Bashwinger says:

    Thanks so much for the giveaway. I had a slow cooker handed down to me but it broke last year. I haven’t had the money to replace it. This would be so amazing to win.

  7. Keri justice says:

    This looks good! I’ve never cooked venison myself before.

  8. Heather D says:

    My husband likes venison but I’m not a big fan.

  9. Christopher Higuera says:

    I’d love to make delicious stews and soups with this.

  10. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    Oh good comfort food! Looks wonderful!

  11. I so passionately want to learn Sous-Vide. I need the equipment too of course!

  12. would love to make many soups with this yummy recippe…

  13. Nadia Martin says:

    If i win this i am totally trying the recipe it looks so delicious and i love soups ! Perfect for fall !

  14. sharenia washington says:

    Thanks for the giveaway… Can’t wait to see who wins this awesome slow cooker!!!

  15. Heather D says:

    I would love this! I think the first thing that I would make would be a roast for the family.

  16. ellen beck says:

    Love the venison stew recipe. I cook wit venison a lot t looks like it did a wonderful job getting everything tender!

  17. ellen beck says:

    I use my slow cooker so much I wear them out! Matter fact I have a beef stew going!

  18. I would love to make a Sous Vide steak.

  19. This slowcooker looks amazing and that recipe sounds delicious! I think Fall and winter is my favorite time for slow cooking and I would love to win to make my famous pot roast! Just love this and thanks so much for sharing. Good luck to all.

  20. What an awesome giveaway! Thank You for the opportunity! 🙂

  21. ellen beck says:

    I really like that this has a timer you can use. Like you though, I let it go until it is time to eat! Venison lends itself well to this type of cooking. The more tender the better!

  22. I have read that is is a great way to prepare steaks.

  23. ellen beck says:

    I really like that this is dual purpose. Nt only is it a slow cooker but also a sous vide. I think anything that can do more than one thing is useful.

  24. Margaret Rice says:

    I haven’t been a fan of venison in the past, but I AM a fan of slow cooker all year round — this actually is most likely a meal I would like, it would be so tender!

  25. Cami Valenzuela says:

    sound great. Thanks for sharing. I am always looking for new recipes

  26. Slow cooker stew looks so good and perfect for cooler weather.

  27. Yum! I actually have never tried venison before, but this recipe sounds delicious! Maybe one day I could give it a try, just don’t know where to find venison. 🙂

  28. Teri Cooper Brown says:

    I love the way sous vide makes tougher cuts of meat fork tender.

  29. I have read that Sous Vide Chicken Breasts are spectacular!

  30. This venison stew looks so good!
    Thank You

  31. ellen beck says:

    It is getting to be slow cooker time here for sure. The nights are crisp the days are cooling. Your stew looks fantastic.

  32. I didn’t realize until reading your recipe that you browned the meat before immersion in the Sous Vide.

  33. ellen beck says:

    I am making venison chili tomorrow and cant wait! It is going to be cold. A slow cooker is a must and such an easy way to serve a nice hot meal that really hits the spot.

  34. yumm… thanks for sharing. my dad would love this

  35. Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂

  36. Venison, what a thrill it would be to be able to cook the real thing.

  37. ellen beck says:

    There is nothing that beats a home cooked meal on a cold day. I especially like making stews and soups and even slow cooking meats . I wear slow cookers out I use them so much, I really depend on them, and this one is amazing.

  38. This looks wonderful! Thank you so much for the giveaway.

  39. Thank You for this great recipe and giveaway, too!

  40. ellen beck says:

    Another cool chilly day and a chiilier night. The guys are over playing their after football card game (its a tradition) they are eating the leftover slow cooker venison chili. I think they all had 3 bowls!

  41. Guadalupe Gonzalez says:

    Stay an awesome give away just in time to make those winter soups

  42. GLORIA TINER says:

    love easy to cook alternatives

  43. Cami Valenzuela says:

    Thanks for a chance. This sounds great

  44. I have also read that Sous Vide is a great way to prepare vegetables too.

  45. ellen beck says:

    Slow cookers are the best thing since sliced bread. Of all the small appliances I use, a slow cooker has to be the most versatile and all around useful. This one looks fantastic.

  46. Gloria Tiner says:

    Looks sooooo delicious!

  47. Cami Valenzuela says:

    sounds so good. i can go for some right now

  48. Sarah Hall says:

    This looks like a wonderful product. I could really use it.

  49. john gibson says:

    Hmmmm . . . My cooking never looks this good!

  50. I read also that herbs that you put in the sous vide envelope (like with some chicken) are enhanced by the process.

  51. CYNDI PARRISH says:


  52. ellen beck says:

    This recipe is making want to have stew. I finished off the chili and had made so much sent some over to the neighbor who doesnt cook much for herself. Tomorrow is a day I like to relax, a slow cooker makes that easy.

  53. Robert Edwards says:

    A nice slow cooker would be helpful for Sundays. We don’t like to cook that day but still need to eat.


    love the thought of put it on in the morn and dinner is done when you are ready to eat

  55. Steven Tiner says:

    mmmmmm….makes me want stew right now!

  56. carol clark says:

    love the recipe

  57. I would also be interested to see what happens with a Mahi-Mahi steak Sous Vide.

  58. ellen beck says:

    I think of all of the appliances I own, my slow cooker is the most used. I love the handles on this one, and all the features it has!

  59. Gloria Tiner says:


  60. Awesome slow cooker. This would be great for the upcoming holidays.

  61. I can use this thank you for the awsome giveaway

  62. ellen beck says:

    I love the size of this slow cooker. It would be the perfect size for soups, stews or basic cooking.

  63. Love how good the house smells when there’s a soup or stew cooking. Thanks for the chance to win!

  64. I would love to have one of these. I used to have one but it was “mysteriously” broken one day.

  65. I have read that another thing to make that is life changing Sous Vide is Parsnips – yes appareantly lowly parsnips become amazing under this process.

  66. Gloria Tiner says:


  67. Christine H says:

    I have no idea what a Sous Vide is, but that’s a beautiful slow cooker!

  68. I love venison but it is hard for me to get.

  69. This crock pot would be amazing to own! I have a tiny one that is begging to be replaced 🙂

  70. kelly mcgrew says:

    wow i have never seen a slow cooker this big! this would be great for a potluck or family gathering!! i could make a lot of chili in that or even a large serving of slow-cooked spaghetti sauce!

  71. Jackie Medeiros says:

    thanks for sponsoring a neat giveaway

  72. I’ve always wanted to try one of these! My husband loves venison chili, I bet he would love venison stew as well!

  73. ellen beck says:

    I really like the size of this slow cooker. Oftentimes I will do freezer cooking and this would work well for that, and to heat is up would be a snap!

  74. This recipe looks delicious.

  75. FRANK BOZE says:


  76. Donovan Kiser says:


  77. Gloria Tiner says:


  78. Corey Olomon says:

    I would be excited to try Sous Vide .

  79. Another thing I would try is meat and vegetables together in the Sous Vide pouch.

  80. ellen beck says:

    I really like this unit. The handles on this would make it so safe. It is almost bow hunting season- can’t wait for fresh venison!

  81. I love croockpots you just put everything in it and turn it on

  82. Teresa Kunberger says:

    I would love to win this for the new house! Fingers crossed!

  83. Tara Kosing says:

    With six kids we get a lot of use out of our slow cooker ..always looking for new recipes for it .. Thanks

  84. I would love to try a new slow cooker. Great recipe and photos!

  85. Gloria Tiner says:

    I would love to a new slow cooker.

  86. Perfect recipe for fall. I love venison but it’s hard to find around me. The recipe certainly looks delicious. I’ll pin it for the next time I find some.

  87. I love using my Crockpot in the cold months. They are so wonderful for throwing in a roast for bbq or soup to go along with fresh rolls!

  88. I’ve wanted to try sous vide cooking for a while but I haven’t had the chance yet.

  89. Darlene+Owen says:

    I love the handles on this machine and the I also love that the top doesn’t stick up real high.

  90. Cami Valenzuela says:

    Yumm.. Ready for Fall weather to make this

  91. Looks so good!

  92. Savannah Hadden says:

    I’m not much of a stew person, but that actually looks REALLY good! Perfect for the cold months ahead!

  93. Wouldn’t it be nice to prepare veal Sous Vide.

  94. Cyndi Parrish says:

    would love to win this. thanks for the chance.

  95. ellen beck says:

    I actually gave my slow cooker a break today but have plans for it on Saturday- I love your stew and have some venison in the freezer!

  96. This recipe looks amazing. I would love to make it. Thanks for the giveaway and the chance to win this great prize!

  97. Gloria Tiner says:

    Today would be a good chili day. Just right for a cooker like this.

  98. Looks like an awesome appliance! Thanks 🙂

  99. Teresa Kunberger says:

    I have never had Venison stew before, sounds good tho!

  100. Corey Olomon says:

    I could really use this!

  101. Ellen Casper says:

    What a timesaver this would be when preparing dinners.

  102. This looks like a great recipe. With deer hunting season recently starting this will be something my family tries in the very near future.

  103. I’ve been reading up and (surprise!) I would love to win this. How about Sous Vide New York Steaks.

  104. I love cooking in the slow cooker.

  105. I’d love to try a sou vide.

  106. ellen beck says:

    I dont know how to survive without a slow cooker. Really of all the appliances I own , it is likely the most used. I love this one- how it looks how it sits and the handles. It would be so easy to use.

  107. Glen Hough says:

    Great device for family gatherings. Thank you!

  108. This recipe looks amazing and I would love to own these products. My boyfriend is a chef and he would get them for Christmas.

  109. looks easy and simple to use

  110. Gloria Tiner says:


  111. I wonder if you can Sous Vide a lobster.

  112. Terry Stevens says:

    I would love this cooker to cook up a storm for my family.

  113. shannon fowler says:

    This recipe looks amazing, and it would be perfect for colder nights as we head toward winter. Thanks for sharing it with us

  114. I would love to try the sous vide cooking technique!

  115. ellen beck says:

    I really like te way the top of this looks.I like that it looks kind of like a roaster but that it is slow cooker size also the handles are awesome and would be easy to grab.

  116. Nice prize thanks for the chance

  117. Julie Waldron says:

    We use a lot of venison. I’m pinning this, it sounds great!

  118. Kristy Graboski says:

    Looks good! I’d love to make that!

  119. Great giveaway! I love slow cooker cooking! 🙂

  120. Gloria Tiner says:

    Think I want to try sous vide cookin. looks great

  121. There is nothing like a stew with carrots and potatoes. YUM!

  122. Monica Kirkham says:

    I’m not a fan of venison, but you made it look delicious enough to consider giving it another try!

  123. I have never heard of sous vide. Sounds easy and I love to use the slow cooker. Don’t forget the slow cooker liners!!! kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

  124. Gen Entyl says:


  125. sounds amazing

  126. Courtney S. says:

    I am definitely going to have to try this. This is exactly the sort of thing my family will love!

  127. ellen beck says:

    I like how your venison turned out. Venison is sometimes tougher, but this slow cooker must do a terrific job. I really like the looks of it, and what all it can do.

  128. I’ve never had venison before but this looks good! Thank you for the giveaway and recipe!

  129. I have never tried venison

  130. Venison always makes me nervous because I’m not used to cooking with it. When your dad is a cattle farmer, you make beef any way you can! I would love to win this!

  131. Gloria Tiner says:

    Gonna try Slow Cooker Venison Stew.

  132. Great for the non-cooker

  133. It would be quite an experiment to make lamb chops Sous Vide.

  134. Nicole Carter (Weasley) says:

    This looks like a amazing slow cooker!

  135. Terry Stevens says:

    I would use this from fall through spring to make most of my dinners on the cold nights where I live.

  136. Leah Shumack says:

    This would be great! We live outta the crockpot pretty much September-June. With it being super cold it’s nice to come home after all the after school activities and know there is a hot meal ready for us!

  137. ellen beck says:

    I am intrigued by the sous vide aspect of this slow cooker. I would think this would be a great thing especially if you used a vaccuum sealer to preserve meals or did freezer cooking in bag. I love the way this looks!

  138. I’ve never had Venison stew before. It looks delicious! We usually make beef stew, but would Love to try your recipe! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

  139. Gloria Tiner says:


  140. That looks amazing!

  141. Ellen Casper says:

    Crockpots are great for a busy schedule.

  142. Lyndsey R. says:

    Nothing easier then putting your slow cooker on low, going to work and coming back to an amazing meal! This would be great to have.

  143. Terry Stevens says:

    I would love this in my kitchen to help me out on those crazy, busy nights.

  144. Today I learned what a Sous Vide does!

  145. Brandon Sparks says:

    Now this is something that I could really use in my kitchen. Thanks so much for this chance..

  146. ellen beck says:

    This slow cooker is a nice size for the family or for freezer cooking. Love the looks of it. It is slow cooker weather here!

  147. Austin Miller says:

    That’s one of the coolest looking crock pots I’ve ever seen! lol Looks really high-tech compared to the “old” manual knob ones!

  148. Brandon Sparks says:

    Holy Cow! This is just what I need for my kitchen. So so cool.

  149. Ellen Casper says:

    I’d love to win this for my son who just moved into his first apt.

  150. Ellen Casper says:

    I’d love to win this for my son who just moved into his first apartment.

  151. Terry Stevens says:

    I love making stew during the cooler months.

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