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Ground Elk Recipes

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Elk Burgers with Caramelized Onion


Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Spanish onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • Pinch each salt & pepper
  • 4 thin slices Gouda cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted
  • 4 tsp light mayonnaise
  • 4 slices tomato

Burger Ingredients:

  • 3 slices bacon, finely chopped
  • ½ cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp dry red wine
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp each salt & pepper
  • 1 lb (450g) ground elk

Directions:

  1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat; cook onions, thyme, sugar, salt & pepper, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender and golden, about 25 minutes. Discard thyme, set onions aside.
  2. Elk burgers: Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine bacon, bread crumbs, garlic, wine, mustard, salt & pepper. Mix in elk just until combined. Shape into four ¾ inch (2 cm) patties.
  3. Place patties on greased grill over medium-high heat. Close lid & grill turning once, until digital thermometer inserted into the centre reads 165˚F (74˚C) about 14 minutes. Place cheese on each patty. Cover & cook until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes.
  4. Spread each cut side of hamburger buns with ½ tsp mayonnaise. Sandwich tomato, burger & caramelized onions between buns.

From Canadian Living Magazine


Low Fat Elk Loaf

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb (454 g) ground elk
  • 1 cup (250 ml) jar chunky salsa
  • 2 egg whites, beaten (or 1 Eggbeater)
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) cooked rice

Directions:

Mix all ingredients well. Shape into a loaf and bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.