Keep ground wild boar frozen until you're ready to use it, as many bags as you need. We do not recommend refreezing thawed leftovers.
For thawing tips, read Safely Defrosting Food for Maximum Flavor.
Ground Wild Boar is a great way to add flavor to any recipe which would ordinarily call for ground pork. Try making wild boar meatloaf, wild boar meatballs, your own wild boar sausages, or wild boar sauces.
Traditional pork accompaniment flavors will work, but the nuanced taste of wild boar also opens other possibilities commonly used when cooking game meats.Wild boar meat pairs well with rich, fruity flavors like red wine, prunes, brandy, and apples. Herbs and spices frequently used with wild boar include rosemary, thyme, and the always game meat friendly juniper berries.
Ground Meat & Burger Recipes
Recommended Cooking Temps:
The USDA recommends that all wild-caught game be cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees.