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Brunswick Stew

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Brunswick Stew is a classic southern dish full of delicious smoked pork, veggies, and a savory barbecue broth. It’s the perfect way to warm up on a chilly fall day, or just when you’re craving a taste of the south!
Course Main
Cuisine American, Southern
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Servings 10 servings
Calories 342


  • 4 Tablespoon butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 (15 oz) can fire roasted tomatoes (undrained)
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce (I used Sweet Baby Ray's)
  • 2 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds smoked pulled pork (or chicken)
  • 8 oz. frozen corn
  • 8 oz. frozen lima beans
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Once melted, add the garlic and onions and saute until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomatoes, chicken stock, barbecue sauce, Worcestershire, brown sugar, cayenne, smoked pork, lima beans, corn and salt and pepper.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook over medium-low heat for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 776mg | Potassium: 727mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 6.3mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2.2mg