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Caribou stew

Kimmirut youth help prepare caribou stew for lunch. © Nunavut Parks and Special Places

From the Kitchen of Caroline Ipeelie

 (Serves approximately 10 bowls, so add ingredients for a bigger crowd.)


• 4 cups caribou, diced into chunks (You can add more or less depending on how meaty you want it.) 

• 8 cups water 

• 5 potatoes, cut up into chunks (You can use turnip instead or both.) 

• 4 carrots, peeled and cut up 

• 1 onion, cut up 

• 1 bag of baby Brussel sprouts 

• 1 box of Lipton tomato vegetable soup mix 

• Dash of salt and pepper 


• Wash all vegetables, cut and mix with caribou chunks into pot of water. 

• Turn stove top onto medium and place pot of stew on. Add soup mix. 

• Constantly stir and mix. Once it starts to boil, let boil until veggies are soft. 

• Cool down and serve. 

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