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Basic Elk Meatloaf

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Keyword: basic meatloaf, elk meatloaf, Field to fork, Field to table,, wild game dinner, wildgame recipe
Servings: 8


  • 2 pounds ground elk (or other ground meat)
  • 1 egg whole large
  • 1/4 cup catsup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 sleeve Saltine crackers crushed
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon Season All


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
    Add the ground elk to a large bowl. Add the egg, catsup, Worcestershire, and vinegar and knead until the items are well mixed. Next, add the crushed crackers, garlic, onion, and Season All. knead until the mixture is well blended. Transfer the mixture to a prepared 5″x9″ loaf pan. Squirt lines of catsup over the top of the uncooked loaf. Cover the pan and bake for 45 minutes. Remove the cover and bake an additional 15 minutes. Remove the loaf pan and allow it to rest 15 to 20 minutes prior to serving.