Mom's Shredded Elk Sandwiches

Mom's Shredded Elk Sandwiches

Meat and Poultry Game Meats Elk

Reminiscent of sloppy joes, this recipe can be used with elk or venison - it takes away that gamey taste!

Servings per recipe: 10
Calories per serving: 361
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 5h 20m


  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons celery salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1 (4 pound) elk roast, cut in half
  • 10 hamburger buns, split


  • 1   Whisk together the ketchup, brown sugar, mustard powder, lemon juice, liquid smoke, onion powder, garlic powder, celery salt, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, nutmeg, and hot pepper sauce in a bowl. Place the elk roast into a large slow cooker, and pour the sauce overtop.
  • 2   Cover, and cook on High until the meat shreds easily with a fork, about 5 hours. Shred, and serve on the hamburger buns.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 6.2g 10%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 1027mg 41%
Potassium 599mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 35.9g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Protein 38.9g 78%
Sugars 12g  
Vitamin A 339IU  
Vitamin C 7mg  
Calcium 84mg  
Iron 6mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 13mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 45mg  
Folate 55mcg