Wild Boar Stew


A positive side effect of creating a stew is that the whole house smells absolutely amazing! Autumn and winter are the best seasons to enjoy a home-made stew!

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Wild boar stew
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2015-10-25, this recipe is for 2 people and takes 3 hours 35 minutes.

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Updated at: 27-06-2023

3 hours 35 minutes 2 people Main course
Wild boar stew


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  • 300 gram wild boar meat
  • 100 ml red wine
  • 100 ml game stock (fond de gibier)
  • 4 carrots
  • 6 chestnut mushrooms
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 2 sprigs of sage
  • a few juniper berries
  • pepper and salt to taste
Wild boar stew ingredients
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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • vegetable peeler
  • Dutch oven or slow cooker
  • Kitchen towel or mushroom brush

Wild Boar Stew

3 hours 35 minutes 2 people Main course

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Preparation – 5 minutes

Finely cut the onion and garlic clove. Use a mushroom brush or paper kitchen towel to clean the mushrooms and cut them into thin slices. Slice the wild boar meat into chunks.

Peel the carrots and slice them into pieces, not too thin.  

Wild boar stew
Wild boar stew

Cooking the wild boar stew – 3,5 hours

You can use a dutch oven to cook the stew, but we decided to cook this particular stew in our crockpot. Add in the wild boar, red wine, game stock, chopped onion, garlic, carrots and chestnut mushrooms to a slow cooker.

Now add in the herbs: rosemary, sage, thyme, juniper berries, pepper and salt. Set the crockpot for 3,5 hours and wait until the meat is juicy, tender and filled with deliciousness.

Serve with a green salad of your choice, fries or mashed potatoes.

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