Slow Cooker Caribou Stew

Slow Cooker Caribou Stew

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"Tasty slow cooker stew recipe from Western Alaska. Tailor it to your region by using beef, moose, or other local meat. Throw it in the slow cooker or on the wood stove and let it fill your home with the savory smell of warmth and comfort."
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8 h 25 m servings 327 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 327 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.6g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 32.7 g
  • 65%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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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  1. Place flour in a shallow bowl; press meat into the flour to coat and shake off the excess flour.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium; cook and stir meat until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Transfer meat to a large slow cooker. Pour beef stock over meat in slow cooker; add potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, diced tomatoes with juice, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, garlic, and bay leaves. Gently stir mixture.
  3. Cook on Low for 8 hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • The stew can also be cooked on the stove in a Dutch oven.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.


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