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  • Ground Caribou Soup

The variety of seasonings, tasty vegetables, and lean meat in this meal will delight your entire family.

Recipe Source: Honoring the Gift of Heart Health Manual for American Indians and Native Alaskans


  • 1 lb ground caribou meat

  • 2 Tbsp garlic powder

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 C water

  • 3 tsp ground bay leaf

  • ½ tsp ground black pepper

  • 1½ tsp dried thyme

  • 1 C barley

  • 1 tsp bouillon, low-sodium

  • 2 C sliced carrots

  • 2 C chopped celery

  • 1 C shredded cabbage

calories 158
Total fat 2 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Sodium 53 mg
Total fiber 5 g
Protein 13 g
Carbohydrates 22 g
Calcium 44 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    In a large stock pot, brown the ground caribou with garlic and onion. Drain excess fat.

  • 2
    Add water, ground bay leaf, black pepper, thyme, barley, and bouillon. Bring to a boil, and let simmer for at least an hour.

  • 3
    Add carrots and celery; bring to a simmer.

  • 4
    Add cabbage 20 minutes before serving.

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