Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew Recipe

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You can use leftover beef brisket, smoked pork, or buy the packaged meat they sell at the grocery for the smoked meat to save time and money. Very hearty stew/soup.


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16 cups
25 Min
2 Hr 15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 large
    onions, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    jarred beef soup base
  • 2 lb
    skinned and boned chicken breasts
  • 28 oz
    canned fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
  • 12 oz
    package frozen white shoepeg or whole kernel corn
  • 10 oz
    package frozen cream-style corn, thawed
  • 9 oz
    package frozen baby lima beans
  • 12 oz
    bottle chili sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    yellow mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 lb
    chopped smoked meat (pork butt, brisket, etc)
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • ·
    hot sauce, optional

How to Make Brunswick Stew


  1. Saute onion and garlic in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Stir together beef soup base and 2 cups water, and add to the Dutch oven. Stir in the chicken and the next 9 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 hours.
  3. Uncover and shred chicken into large pieces using 2 forks. Stir in smoked meat and lemon juice. Cover and cook 10 minutes. Serve with hot sauce if desired.

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About Brunswick Stew

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tag: Heirloom

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