Venison, its own haggis, chanterelles, leeks, beetroot, basil pesto, truffled jus

Paul Wedgwood

Paul Wedgwood

9th December 2015

Venison, its own haggis, chanterelles, leeks, beetroot, basil pesto, truffled jus

Venison recipes are becoming more popular in recent times as venison becomes a more mainstream meat in the UK. With flavours and cooking methods to suit a range of skill sets, why not give this Venison, its own haggis, chanterelles, leeks, beetroot, basil pesto, truffled jus recipe a try for yourself?


  • 4 250g pieces venison loin
  • 500g venison haggis
  • 16 cubes beetroot
  • 75g Basil pesto
  • 5ml White truffle oil
  • 200ml venison jus
  • 2 floury potatoes – diced
  • 2 leeks – chopped
  • 125g chanterelle mushroom
  • butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil for frying


Preheat oven to 200c

Gently fry the leeks and mushrooms until soft, season to taste

In a hot pan seal off the venison and then place in oven for 8 minutes, cook for more if you like it more than medium rare. When cooked to your preference remove from oven, season then leave somewhere warm and allow to rest for 4 minutes

Deep fry the potato’s until golden and crisp

Heat the jus and add the truffle oil, whisk well to incorporate

Heat the haggis and then mould in a metal ring about half full, top with the leeks and mushrooms

Arrange the beetroot and pesto and crisp potato’s around the plate. Drizzle with truffle jus

Remove the metal mould from the haggis and leeks

Slice the rested venison in half and place on either side of the haggis and leeks

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