Big Game Stew

Use your favourite big game meat in this stew. This recipe uses elk, but you can easily substitute ram, venison, or moose.

Prep Time


Cook Time


Total Time

8hrs 20m






  • 2.5 lbs elk, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 package mushrooms (450g)
  • 6 stalks celery
  • 3 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 potatoes
  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • 1 cup dark beer
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Put cubed meat into a ziploc bag with flour and toss to coat (do in batches if necessary).
  2. Heat bacon grease in pan and brown meat on all sides - be sure not to crowd the pan.
  3. Dice all vegetables.
  4. Add all ingredients to slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8hours.
  5. Optional: Remove lid during last hour of cooking to reduce the stew.

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