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Swiss Elk Steak Recipe

Swiss Elk Steak Recipe

Growing up in Montana, I enjoyed eating elk on a regular basis. You'll find the elk cooks up nice and tender. Plus, it's elegant enough to serve company.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 pounds elk steak
  • All-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup red wine or beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese, optional
  • Cooked noodles


  • 1. Dredge elk steak lightly in flour; shake off excess. Melt butter in a large skillet; brown steak on both sides. Place in a shallow baking pan. Combine the next nine ingredients; pour over steak.
  • 2. Cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until cooked to desired tenderness. If desired, place cheese over steak before serving. Serve over noodles. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 419 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 140mg cholesterol, 1198mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 56g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.