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Free-Range Wild Boar Mini Roast

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    Perfect for an intimate dinner, this wild boar mini roast makes a unique and regal centerpiece.

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    So your first question might be: are they really wild? We can assure you that they are.

    You will find that wild boar meat is lean, with a slightly gamey flavor that is far more intense than bland pink pork. It’s also surprisingly red when compared side by side.

    Enjoy its nutty, sweetish flavor with dried fruits, chestnuts, a red wine sauce and root vegetables on the side. This meat can stand up to strong flavors.

    Tap into your inner caveman with wild boar. Our trappers have already done the hardest part for you.

    Just the facts

    • Truly wild boar
    • Natural diet of grass, roots, nuts, fruits, acorns and grains
    • Humanely-trapped
    • No hormones, no antibiotics
    • USDA inspected
    • Sold in an uncooked state
    • Feeds 2-4 people
    • Product of USA
    • Use within 3-5 days of receipt

    D'Artagnan partners with experienced trappers in Texas to provide the best wild boar on the hoof. Our wild boar is actually wild, and is humanely cage trapped in Texas, and then brought to USDA-inspected plants where it is processed in the same way as farm-raised hogs.

    The omnivorous wild boar has a voracious appetite and will eat everything from greens, native roots and acorns to agricultural crops. As you might imagine, they are considered a nuisance by farmers and ranchers.

    Because of the growing numbers of wild boar, the law permits year-round hunting of these feral hogs. By using large cages that do not harm the boar, our trapping process allows this game meat to be marketed under the USDA law, which forbids hunted game to be sold.

    This means that we can enjoy the primal taste of wild boar without having to do any of the hard work. It just doesn't get any wilder than this.

    This wild boar mini-roast is made from the knuckle and is pre-tied to hold its shape and allow for even cooking.

    The simplest way to prepare our wild boar mini roast is to sear in a hot pan with sliced garlic and rosemary, then place in the oven at about 275 degrees F to finish the cooking or until internal temperature reaches 155-160 degrees F. Remove from oven and let rest before slicing.

    Be sure to cut off the netting for presentation. Because it is so lean, barding with bacon or frequent basting will help to keep the roast moist.

    Our Wild Boar

    We work with experienced boar hunters in Texas to bring top quality wild game meat to market. These truly wild boar are humanely trapped, then inspected and processed at USDA-inspected facilities. Wild boar meat offers a familiar yet utterly unique flavor, akin to what our ancestors must have experienced. More red than pink, with distinctive nutty and sweet notes, it tastes like intense pork.

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