Crock Pot Elk Recipes

One of the best ways to put an awesome dinner on the table for your family is with the crock pot.  Just a little time prepping the meat and chopping the veggies, and a little time you’ve got a great home cooked meal.  Much different than all the trouble of marinading elk meat or cooking with ground elk meat.  A crock pot is a classic favorite, so we decided to share some of our best recipes with you.

Crock Pot Elk Stew

Elk meat – rolled roast (1/2) the back leg portions of the animal work well for this
3 Red Potatoes
2 cups carrots
1/2 cup onion
1/2 clove garlic
1 stick of celery
1 package dry onion soup mix (we prefer to make our own, it’s quick and easy)
2 Cans cream of mushroom soup (again, we make our own – much healthier)
2-3 cans of water

Place elk roast in crock pot. Add cut onions, celery, and garlic. Sprinkle one package of dry onion soup mix over roast. Add cut carrots and potatoes. Open and our over mixture two cans of cream of mushroom soup. Add 2-3 cans of water. Cook on low in crock pot for 8-10 hours.

Crock Pot elk Roast

Marinade

  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Roast

  • 2 to 4 pounds elk roast
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • garlic powder 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 16 oz can stewed tomatoes

Place elk in marinade the night before.  In the morning, put the roast in the crock pot and add the other ingredients.  Cook on low for 8-10 hours.

 Crock Pot Elk Pepper Steak

Ingredients

Serves: 6
  • 1 1/2 lbs elk steak
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/3 tsp pepper
  • 16 oz stewed tomatoes, with liquid
  • 2 large green peppers, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 8 oz egg noodles or rice

Preparation method

Prep: 15 mins, Cook: 7 hours

Cut elk steak into strips and brown with chopped onions in olive oil in skillet. Transfer to a slow cooker. Combine next 8 ingredients; pour over elk steak. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours. Add green peppers; cook for one hour longer.  Once that’s done, combine water and cornstarch to make a paste; stir into liquid in slow cooker and cook on high until thickened.  Serve over noodles or rice.
 
Image by nemuneko.jc / flickr