Big Bear Stew


If you kill a bear, you better have something good to make out of it! This stew is delicious! Serve with a crusty bread!

8 servings


  • 4 pounds bear meat

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 tablespoons margarine

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 4 bay leaves

  • 2 pounds red potatoes, diced

  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms

  • 5 carrots, sliced

  • 2 turnips, cubed


  1. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, oregano, salt and pepper. Place bear meat in the bowl a little at a time and coat well.

  2. Heat oil and butter in a large skillet. Fry the bear meat until browned. Let drain on paper towels.

  3. Fill a large Dutch oven with 2 to 3 quarts water. Add bear meat, onions, beef broth, bay leaves, potatoes, mushrooms carrots and turnips. Cook on medium-high heat for 2 to 3 hours. Add more water as needed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

585 Calories
28g Fat
31g Carbs
51g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 585
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 618mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 51g
Vitamin C 21mg 106%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 17mg 94%
Potassium 1338mg 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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