Hearty Texas Beef, Pork & Chicken Stew

READY IN: 5hrs 20mins
Recipe by Christine Bettiga

A hearty meat and vegetable dish for those cold winter nights.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large, heavy pot, over medium heat, add the oil.
  2. Season the beef and pork with salt and pepper.
  3. Sear the meat, in batches, for 2 minutes on all sides.
  4. Add the red wine to deglaze (about 1 minute).
  5. Add the onions, garlic, and hot pepper.
  6. Cover with water (approx. 3-4 quarts).
  7. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer until tender (approx. 3 hours) Season the chicken with salt, pepper and essence.
  8. Add the chicken during the last 1 ½ hours of cooking.
  9. Remove the meat, chicken and vegetables, set aside to cool.
  10. Discard the vegetables.
  11. Add the remaining vegetables to the pot.
  12. Continue to cook for 1 hour.
  13. After the meat is cool, cube the beef and pork into 1" pieces.
  14. Remove the skin and bones from the chicken and cube into 1" pieces.
  15. Add the cubed meat to the vegetables.
  16. Continue to cook for 30 minutes.
  17. Re-season if necessary.
  18. Ladle into serving bowls.
  19. Serve with fresh bread or corn bread.

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