Venison Sloppy Joe Mix

  • 4 lbs. venison hamburger (no fat)
  • 3 cups onion; chopped
  • 2 cups bacon fat
  • 2 cups tomato catsup
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cups green pepper; chopped
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 3/4 tsp. pepper

Cook venison and onions until brown. Pour off excess fat. Add all other ingredients; mix thoroughly; bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes.

Pack into clean, boiled Mason pint jars, leaving 1′ head space. Adjust lids.

Process at 15 lbs. pressure for 75 minutes, or 10 lbs. pressure for 110 minutes.

Yield: 8 pints.

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