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Bear Stew

Posted on 09/14/2023

Bear Stew  Recipe

With a similar taste to beef, bear meat is gamey like venison but sweeter and offers a similar texture to pork. This recipe for bear stew is a great way to ensure your take from the hunt doesn't go to waste. Cooked up with potatoes, peppers, carrots and other veggies - This stew makes a hearty meal to enjoy around the old campfire.


  • 1 pound cubed bear meat (you can use beef, venison, or lamb)
  • 2 medium sized russet potatoes about 3 cups (peeled and cubed)
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic (about 3 cloves)
  • 1 green bell pepper (cubed)
  • 1 ½ cup onion (rough chopped)
  • 1 ½ cup carrots (peeled and sliced)
  • 1 cup fresh green beans (cut in quarters)
  • 1 cup fresh corn (kernelled)
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary (minced)
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley (minced)
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme (minced)
  • 2 tbsp Carolina Cooker® Seafood boil seasoning
  • 2 tbsp oil


  1. Season bear cube bear meat with Carolina Cooker® Seafood boil seasoning set to the side.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large pot.
  3. When oil is hot, sear bear meat on all sides.
  4. Add diced onions and sauté until tender. Add garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds or until garlic is aromatic. Place in carrots, corn, bell peppers. Mix up and sauté for about 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add in the potatoes, beef stock, green beans and herbs.
  6. Let stew simmer on low/medium heat for about 35-45 min. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  7. Once the flavor is to your liking, serve it up.

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