Buffalo Stew (Tanka-Me-A-Lo)

Total Time
1hr 18mins
Prep 18 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is Native Americans "beef stew" if you wanna called it that, It's very delicious and I think you would like it too, but finding buffalo meat might be a problem.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brown the buffalo cubes on high heat until seared about 3 minutes.
  2. Add 4 quarts of water, potatoes and carrots and boil until veggies are tender.
  3. Add stewed tomatoes and celery and barley cook an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from fire and place into baking dish.
  5. Bake at 425°F for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and enjoy.
  7. Note: This stew tastes really great--you can use elk or bear or even rabbit in place of buffalo.
Most Helpful

5 5

This stew is simple and delicious. I'm fortunate to live in Maine where buffalo stew meat is not hard to find. In general I halved this recipe because I had 1 pound of buffalo stew meat. I used 1 quart of water, 2 stalks of celery, 2 carrots, and the full 1 cup barley. Thanks, Chef Otaktay!

Although the instructions call for adding carrots, no carrots are listed under ingredients. Also, if 4 quarts of water are to be added, then the amount of barley should be increased. As it is now, there's way too much water for the listed ingredients. Finally, I found 6 stalks of celery were needed, not 2.