Elk Recipes

Looking for elk recipes? Find new ways to make the most of your venison.

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Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Elk Backstrap

Rating: 5 stars 37
Here's a delicious way to prepare elk: seasoned pieces of backstrap are wrapped in bacon, and grilled. This tasty meal is ready in under half an hour! I like to sprinkle the skewers with more Worcestershire sauce halfway through cooking.

Onion Elk Roast Stroganoff

Rating: 4.5 stars 28
I'm always looking for good ways to empty the freezer of the wild game that hubby brings home. This is easy and can cook all day in the crock pot. Serve it over egg noodles, mashed potatoes, or rice.

Mom's Shredded Elk Sandwiches

Rating: 4.5 stars 38
Reminiscent of sloppy joes, this recipe can be used with elk or venison - it takes away that gamey taste!

Elk Chili

Rating: 4.5 stars 98
A simple but tasty chili recipe using ground elk meat as the base. Best served with Mexican style cornbread. Beef may also be substituted for elk.

Elk Steak Marinade

Rating: 5 stars 38
Lean and flavorful elk steak marinates in a savory blend of soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and lemon juice .
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Elk Shepherd's Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 44
This a savory dish filled with ground elk, an array of vegetables, and delicious mashed potatoes.

Cabbage Veggie Cream Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
Talk about great flavor! This soup is unique and yummy- definitely put in the ingredients that sound bizarre like vinegar and Tabasco®. Tons of compliments await! Serve with a dollop of sour cream on top.

Inspiration and Ideas

How to Cook Elk
It's filling up your freezer. Do you know what to do with it? Get tips and recipes to make the most of this season's bounty.
How To Choose A Wild Game Processor
Many hunters use a game processor to handle the butchering of everything from deer and boar to elk, moose, and even bear. Even DIY types will hire a processor's services rather than involving themselves in what can be a very big job.