Mouthwatering Wild Game Pie Recipes

Turn your hunt into a warm, savory pie for the whole family with one of these delicious wild game recipes

By: OSG Staff

Pies aren’t just for dessert. You can put just about anything – including wild game – into a pie and turn it into a delectable breakfast, lunch or dinner.

We’ve put together a collection of mouthwatering, savory pies that incorporate all types of wild game. Whether you’re looking for a goose, caribou, venison or even bear recipe – one of the below meal ideas is sure to get you excited about spending some time in the kitchen!

Savory Venison Pie Recipe

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Savory Venison Pie Recipe (Rob Fickling photo)

Tender chunks of venison baked in a delicious, flaky crust; this venison pie recipe is the ultimate comfort food.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound cubed venison
  • 2 cups port wine
  • Butter
  • Garlic, crushed
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • 1 spoonful blackberry jam
  • 1 spoonful Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon sage
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Beef stock
  • Flour, for thickening
  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten

Get the Recipe: Savory Venison Pie Recipe


Venison Meat Pie Recipe

Venison Meat Pie Recipe

Venison Meat Pie Recipe (Nevada Foodies photo)

Looking for comfort food for dinner? Try cooking up this simple-to-prepare meat pie made from ground venison.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground venison meat
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup finely-chopped carrots
  • 1 cup finely-chopped celery
  • 1 cup finely-chopped onion
  • 2 cups finely-cubed potatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons finely-chopped tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 egg + 1 tablespoon water
  • Store-bought pastry dough for a double crust, defrosted

Get the Recipe: Venison Meat Pie Recipe


Pheasant and Green Chili Pot Pie Recipe

Pheasant and Green Chili Pot Pie Recipe

This pheasant and green chili pot pie is the perfect dinner after a long day of hunting. (Photo courtesy of Tom Minchella)

A unique twist on a traditional pot pie, this pheasant and green chili pot pie recipe is destined to satisfy.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 green chilies, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 medium poblano pepper, chopped
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless, skinless pheasant breast, diced into ½-inch pieces
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons ancho chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry

Get the Recipe: Pheasant and Green Chili Pot Pie Recipe


Hunter's Shepherd Pie Recipe

Hunter's Shepherd Pie Recipe

Hunter’s Shepherd Pie Recipe (Photo courtesy of MissHomemade.com)

The venison in this shepherd's pie adds a gaminess that hunters will love.

Ingredients:

Get the Recipe: Hunter’s Shepherd Pie Recipe


Caribou Venison Pie Recipe

Caribou Venison Pie Recipe

Caribou Venison Pie Recipe

This venison caribou recipe is quite literally, easy as pie.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 cups canned tomatoes
  • ¾-pound ground caribou meat
  • Biscuits

Get the Recipe: Caribou Venison Pie Recipe


Easy Wild Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

Easy Wild Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

A savory blend of wild turkey and vegetables in a creamy sauce, all baked into a flaky golden crust. (Jessyca Sortillon photo)

Turn leftover wild turkey into the ultimate comfort food with this easy recipe for pot pie.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups cooked and shredded wild turkey, skin and bones discarded
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables (corn, carrots, peas and green beans mix)
  • ¼ cup finely diced shallots
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 (10 ½-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 box refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts in box)
  • 1 egg, beaten

Get the Recipe: Easy Wild Turkey Pot Pie Recipe


Venison Taco Pie Recipe

Venison Taco Pie Recipe

Serve with diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, diced onions, more sour cream and any other taco toppings you like. (Photo courtesy of “Crush with Lee & Tiffany”)

Now you can eat your tacos with a fork with this venison taco pie recipe from Lee & Tiffany Lakosky.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds ground venison
  • 2 envelopes taco seasoning
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cans crescent rolls
  • 12 ounces sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheese

Get the Recipe: Venison Taco Pie Recipe


Canada Goose Pie Recipe

Canada Goose Pie Recipe

Canada Goose Pie Recipe

Goose meat can be just as versatile as venison, and tastes great in a pie.

Ingredients:

  • 2 large Canada goose breasts, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 1 large leek, well washed and cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 cup parboiled carrots, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 8 large cremini mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¾ to 1 cup half-and-half (or cream)
  • Prepared or homemade pie crust

Get the Recipe: Canada Goose Pie Recipe


Venison Hunter’s Pie Recipe

Venison Hunter’s Pie Recipe

Ground venison, mashed potatoes, gravy, cheddar cheese and veggies baked into a meat pie fit for a hunter. (Photo courtesy of Jenny Nguyen-Wheatley)

Easy-to-make and great as leftovers, this Venison Hunter’s Pie Recipe is a complete meal in every slice.

Ingredients:

  • 3 large russet potatoes, peeled
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ounces extra sharp white cheddar, shredded plus extra
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 ½ pounds ground venison
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped fresh thyme
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoon of all-purpose flour
  • 3 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • ½ teaspoon celery seed
  • Frozen peas and carrots, to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Get the Recipe: Venison Hunter’s Pie Recipe


Bear Fat Pie Crust Recipe

Bear Fat Pie Crust Recipe

Bear Fat Pie Crust Recipe

A simple recipe for pie crust featuring rendered bear fat.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chilled bear fat
  • ½ cup cold milk

Get the Recipe: Bear Fat Pie Crust Recipe


Perfect Homemade Pie Crust Recipe

Perfect Homemade Pie Crust Recipe

Forget store-bought pie crust and use this recipe to give making your own a go! (Photo courtesy of MissHomemade.com)

Pie pastry dough is the easiest and most versatile of all doughs, and once you make your own homemade pie crust, you'll never buy it again.

Ingredients:

  • ⅓ cup vegetable shortening (very cold)
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter (very cold)
  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ to ½ cup ice cold water

Get the Recipe: Perfect Homemade Pie Crust Recipe

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