Best Elk Recipes

a collection of mouthwatering elk recipes
Chicken fried elk tenders

Chicken fried elk tenders

This is a new twist on an old favorite Chicken Fried Elk Tenders. It’s hard not too like anything that’s fried and then smothered in a thick and creamy gravy served with a side of garlic and horseradish mashed potatoes!

Cowboy Elk Pizza

The Cowboy Elk Pizza

The Cowboy Pizza, from Papa Murphy’s, is my all time favorite take-n-bake bought pizza topped with sausage, mushrooms, black olives,…

Classic Elk Skillet Lasagna

Classic Elk Lasagna

Lasagna has always been known as a classic comfort food with layered rich tomato sauce, thick lasagna noodles and a…

Elk Skillet Shepherds Pie Recipe

Elk Skillet Shepherd Pie

One of the families favorites is Shepherd’s Pie. This Elk Skillet Shepherd Pie uses ground elk, zucchini, carrots, mushrooms sauteed…

Elk Tamale Pie

Elk Tamale Pie

We’ve made this tamale pie with both elk burger and venison burger. I’ve had no complaints and nobody can decide…

Easy Elk Chili Recipe

Elk Chili for Two

A quick and hearty elk chili that uses minimal ingredients and makes just the right amount of food for two. Try substituting ground venison or antelope.

Tequila Elk Enchiladas

Tequila Elk Green Chili Enchiladas

Elk and cheese-filled flour tortillas baked under a green sauce infused with tequila. Adjust the amount of tequila to suit your taste. Enjoy! (Substitute ground venison or antelope.)

Red Wine Vinegar Elk Jerky

I have to admit that I am not a full-fledge Lover of Jerky whether wild or farm raised, but when Andy made his most recent batch I had to admit I’ve converted to the other side.

Bacon Jalapeno Garlic Elk Burger

Ground elk, bacon, garlic and jalapeno burgers

I’m borrowing this recipe from some friends since I thought it was a great combination for making some Bold and Flavorful elk burgers. It’s a simple recipe that I’m sure would be just as good using other game meat as a replacement if elk is not on hand.

Pesto Elk Meatballs

Pesto Elk Meatballs

Flavorful and extremely easy to make Pesto Elk Meatballs … you’ll FOOL everyone with this recipe. Make it with antelope, elk, venison or regular beef!

Italian elk sausage soup with orecchiette pasta

Italian elk sausage soup with orecchiette pasta

I enjoy the challenge of combining ingredients that I already have in the pantry to avoid having to go to the grocery store too many times during the week. Soups just happen to be one of my favorite meals to create… Leave me a message and let me know what you think!

Elk Meatloaf Recipes

Elk meatloaf with olives

Try something different with your meatloaf… Make elk meatloaf with olives, onions, horseradish and a little parmesan cheese served up with a side of mashed potatoes and gravy. Leave me a message and let me know what you think!

Elk Burger Sliders with Barbeque Sauce

Elk sliders with killer barbeque sauce

Watching your weight? Make these mini elk sliders using horseradish mustard and cornmeal. Then top off with a tablespoon of your favorite Barbeque sauce and you’ll be in heaven! Leave a comment and let me know what you think!

Elk sausage with butternut squash shepherd pie

Elk sausage with butternut squash shepherd pie

Meat pies are such an easy item to prep and cook for everyone to enjoy. In this shepherd’s pie I added butternut squash and a red potato mash that really sweetened the flavor of the pie. Tell me if you’ve made this… drop me a line.

Elk Sirloin Scallopini

Elk Scallopini

For all those out there who haven’t ever tried wild game cooking – let me just say you might be missing out on some of the best meats available. If you don’t know someone who is a hunter you can always order wild game from your local butcher. Be adventurous and try it!


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