Rose Mary Mogan


This recipe came about because of some special bargains I got at my neighborhood grocers.

I wanted to make a soup, but this recipe turned into a STEW, after adding all of the ingredients.

Hearty, thick rich & full of meat, just the way my husband prefers. I added Pork Tenderloin, & Country Style Ribs along with a package of Neck Bones to create this satisfying meal on a cold below zero wind chill day.

I have a similar recipe posted for Poor Mans Soup, but this one has more expensive cuts of meats added, hence the name, it is really tasty & satisfying with the Wild Brown Rice Mix added


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 -12 or more depending on portion size
25 Min
3 Hr 45 Min
Stove Top


  • 12 oz
    pork tenderloin, cubed large chunks
  • 2 lb
    country ribs, cut into large chunks
  • 2 1/2 lb
    pork neck bones
  • 4 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 1 lb
    baby carrots
  • 3 large
    onions chopped
  • 28 oz
    beef broth
  • 32 oz
    chicken broth
  • 44 oz
  • 12 oz
    low sodium v-8 tomato juice
  • 12 oz
    tomato paste
  • 28 oz
    crushed tomatoes
  • 2 box
    zataran's wild brown rice mix
  • 12 oz
    frozen peas
  • 1 Tbsp
    penzeys mural of flavor, (or spice of your choosing)
  • 2 tsp
    penzeys adobo spice
  • 1 Tbsp
    each steak seasoning paprika & garlic powder, combined together & sprinkled over meat



  1. PLEASE NOTE: MURAL OF FLAVOR is a combination of blended spices using shallots, onions garlic, lemon peel, citric acid, chive & Orange peel.
    ADOBO is a blend of onion, garlic, black pepper, Mexican oregano, & cayenne pepper.
  2. Season Meats with steak seasoning mixture.
  3. Add to a large pot. Add beef and chicken broth, and enough water to cover meat. Reserving remainder of water to be added later as meat cooks down. Bring pot to a boil then lower heat and simmer for at least 1 1/2 hours, till meat is almost tender.
  4. Add the chopped veggies and baby carrots, and continue to cook.
  5. Sprinkle in the Adobo and Mural of flavor. Stir and continue to cook.
  6. Add the Crushed tomatoes and tomatoe paste, stir to mix together and continue cooking about half hour longer.. Add additional liquid if needed.
  7. Now add both boxes of Wild Brown Rice Mix, and V-8 tomato juice. Stir and continue cooking for at least 40 minutes. Perhaps longer. Lower heat setting to low and stir as needed to prevent sticking.
  8. Add the frozen peas during the last 15 minutes of cooking. Stir until peas are done, no more than 15 minutes is all that should be needed,
  9. Serve hearty portions with your favorite bread. Enjoy. Picture was taken before I added the peas.

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Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American

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