Poor Man's Ground Elk Meat Wellington

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by ChipotleChick

Another response to a request. Sounds delicious though!

Top Review by virgil.myers_123001

I followed the recipe except that I added the entire package of onion soup mix, glad I did too. It was good but I think that it could have gone with two packages of soup mix and maybe one more egg plus a little extra salt and pepper. Over all it is an easy recipe to follow though I think that if I get a chance to try this again I will use puff pastry instead of the crescent rolls. I had to bake it an extra 20 minutes to get it done but that was a little too long. It looks to me like ~55 minutes of cook time would do. The one thing I would like to try is to get a mushroom puree into it the same as the traditional wellington by Gordon Ramsey. Having had that before I feel it would give the dish that little extra to make it an outstanding dish. Just the same it is a good dish, my wife even liked it. It will server 6 without a problem for two people it means a lot of tasty leftovers.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs ground elk
  • 12 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 12 lb shaved black forest ham
  • 12 package onion soup mix
  • 1 egg
  • 2 packages Pillsbury Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Unroll crescent rolls and roll seams together.
  2. Mix Elk meat, egg, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce and onion soup mix and spread over dough.
  3. Sprinkle the cheese over meat and lay thin slices of ham over the cheese.
  4. Roll and pinch ends together and put on clay stone (a pizza stone will work).
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F.
  6. for 45 min.
  7. and let stand for 20 minutes.
  8. Slice and serve.
  9. Will serve six adults.

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