Brunswick Stew


This Brunswick stew is an old family recipe that's brimming with pork, beef, and chicken to make the best stew you've ever had! Those of you who've never had Brunswick stew will hopefully love it. If you've had it before, you won't believe how good this version tastes.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 cup chopped onions

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 ½ pounds ground pork

  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef

  • 1 (3 pound) whole cooked chicken, deboned and shredded

  • 3 (14.5 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes with liquid, chopped

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • ½ cup hickory flavored barbeque sauce

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce to taste

  • 1 green bell pepper

  • 3 (14.75 ounce) cans cream style corn


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add onions and celery; cook and stir until soft. Mix in pork and beef; cook until evenly browned and crumbly. Do not drain.

  2. Transfer pork and beef mixture to a large stock pot over low heat. Stir in shredded chicken, tomatoes and their liquid, ketchup, and barbeque sauce. Season with salt, pepper, and hot sauce. Place the whole green pepper into the mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 2 hours.

  3. Stir the cream-style corn into the stew mixture; continue cooking for about 1 hour, or until desired consistency. Remove green pepper; chop and return to the stew or discard.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

380 Calories
19g Fat
25g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 380
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Sodium 836mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 20mg 101%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 641mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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