Crock Pot Kentucky Stew (Burgoo)

Crock Pot Kentucky Stew (burgoo) Recipe

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Meredith Sayre


Traditionally made with beef, pork, chicken and rabbit, I leave the rabbit out, but you may add it. I love a hearty stew anytime of the year! This is wonderful served with thick slices of warm Italian bread. Sometimes I serve it over hot cooked rice. A one-dish meal! Enjoy!


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6 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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3 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 1/2 lb
round steak, trimmed and cubed
1 lb
boneless pork roast, cubed (i like use garlic seasoned)
2 large
boneless chicken breasts, cubed
2 large
onions, diced
2 large
carrots, diced
3 stalk(s)
celery, diced
2 clove
minced garlic
15 oz
diced tomatoes, canned
1 1/2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp
black pepper
bay leaf
2 c
chicken broth
1 large
sweet potato, cubed
1 c
1 c
peas (or lima beans)
1 Tbsp
1/3 c
cold water

How to Make Crock Pot Kentucky Stew (Burgoo)


  • 1Using 3 Tbsp. oil, brown cubed beef and cubed pork until browned. Place in the bottom of a crock pot.
  • 2Place cubed chicken on top of beef and pork.
  • 3Add onions, carrots, celery, garlic, tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, seasonings, chicken broth and cubed sweet potato to the crock pot. Stir to combine. Cover and cook on HIGH for 5 hours.
  • 4After 5 hours, add peas or lima beans and corn. Mix cornstarch with cold water until dissolved; pour into the crock pot. Stir. (I like to heat the corn and peas up in the microwave before add them to the stew.)
  • 5Cover and cook on HIGH for another hour.
  • 6Serve with Hot Sauce on the side.

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About Crock Pot Kentucky Stew (Burgoo)

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Low Carb
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #stew, #vegetables, #burgoo

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