Manifold Stew

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This is a feast to have on the road with friends! Great for road trips! Be sure not to put the Dutch oven close to the spark plugs.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
6 servings


  • 2 squirrels - skinned, gutted, and cut into pieces

  • 4 potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 1 yellow onion, chopped

  • 3 carrots, sliced

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1 (14 ounce) can chicken broth

  • 4 cups water

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons paprika

  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage

  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed


  1. Preheat car for at the amount of time it takes to prepare vegetables, about 20 minutes.

  2. Place squirrel, potatoes, onion, carrots and garlic into a medium sized dutch oven with a lid. Pour in the can of chicken broth and water. Stir in the salt, pepper, paprika, sage and rosemary. Place pot between the fender skirt and manifold. Be sure to place the lid on the pot.

  3. Drive at least 60 mph (95 kmph) for 4 to 5 hours or until squirrel is tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

135 Calories
2g Fat
16g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 135
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 1161mg 50%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 7mg 35%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 409mg 9%

* 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.