Hot and juicy tongue-tingling Creole flavored venison burgers with a spicy homemade Creole mayo. Yummy!
Who doesn’t love a good juicy cheeseburger? I do, especially if it’s a deer burger. These are ready to eat in a matter of minutes and are so good. If you’re craving a burger don’t go get takeout, fix these instead and your taste buds will thank you.
I love spicy foods! You probably already figured that out from some of my recipes. Years ago I was at a friends house and he made some turkey burgers and topped them with Creole mayo and I loved it. I just had to try it on some deer burgers so a few days later I did just that and OMG it was so good. Then I decided I wanted a little more heat and added some to my burger mixture and I was in heaven! I’m a huge Creole fan. I think you could put some on an old rotten stump and I’d eat it.
This recipe is not for the faint-hearted! If you like plain burgers–no spice or heat–don’t eat this one! You can, of course, leave the Creole out of the burgers and not use Creole mayo and you’ll be good to go.
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Note: Deer meat gets done much faster than beef. Please try to not overcook them or they will be dry.
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The good, the bad and the delicious…
- Creole Deer Burgers have no sugar and lots of protein, and iron.
- They are also very high in calories, fat, cholesterol, and sodium.
See my tips below for making this a more diet-friendly recipe.
The nutrition facts below for Creole Deer Burgers does NOT include the bun. The facts are only for the burger pattie and the Creole mayo.
Creole Deer Burgers Nutrition Facts
|Yields: 4 Burgers||Serving Size: 1 Burger and 2 Tbsp. mayo|
|Calories 414||Calories from fat: 56|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 26 g||40%|
|Saturated Fat 5 g||25%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 7 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 13 g|
|Trans Fat 0 g|
|Cholesterol 183 mg||61%|
|Sodium 1887 mg||79%|
|Potassium 447 mg||13%|
|Total Carbohydrates 7 g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 1 g||4%|
|Sugars 0 g|
|Protein 37 g||75%|
|Vitamin A 1%||Vitamin C 0%|
|Calcium 1%||Iron 32%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA, but were calculated by MyFitnessPal, Inc. by Under Armour, Inc.
To make this recipe more diet-friendly…
- To help lower the calories, fat, sodium, and cholesterol, you can omit the Creole mayo. These burgers pack plenty of heat already, so you don’t absolutely have to have the Creole mayo. As a matter of fact, my husband never eats the Creole mayo. He would rather have tomato, onions, lettuce and steak sauce on his.
- A lot of the cholesterol is coming from the venison–more so because of the fat added to the venison. I calculated these burgers with 20% fat added because that’s what most hunters add to their venison. You could use less fat in your burger, but I wouldn’t cut very much fat because the burgers will be very dry. You could also use a cholesterol free mayo for the Creole mayo.
- To help lower the sodium even further you could use a little less Creole seasoning in the burgers.
- Whatever changes you make to your Creole Deer Burgers, you can recalculate the nutrition facts at myfitnesspal.com