Recipe: Easy Elk Stew

Locally grown elk is increasing in popularity for meat, velvet antler (a nutritional supplement), and more. Learn more about elk and hear an elk's call on the Minnesota Elk Breeders Association website.

Ready to give this hearty winter meal a try? Find a Minnesota Grown Elk farm near you.

Elk Stew Recipe. Ingredients needed are 2 lbs. Elk, roast or steak, chunked, 1 Tbsp. salt, 1 cup celery, chunked, 2 Tbsp. sugar, 4 whole carrots, chunked, 3 Tbsp. Minute Tapioca, 3 medium potatoes, chunked, 3 splashes Worcestershire sauce, 1 onion, sliced, 1 tsp. garlic powder, ½ cup fresh bread crumbs, ½ tsp. oregano and/or other preferred seasonings, and 1-20oz can diced tomatoes. Directions: Do not pre-cook meat. Mix all ingredients together in crock pot. Cook on Low for 8-10 hours. Do not hurry stew or stir while cooking. Slow cooking is the key to its success. Yields approximately 6 servings.
Overhead shot of stew in a white ceramic bowl on a wood table