Traditional Brunswick Stew

Recipe by Red_Apple_Guy

Folks moving to this part of the country (Georgia) often fall in love with Brunswick Stew, usually a side dish at barbecue restaurants. This version is delicious but simple to make. People feud over whether the stew should have potatoes and lima beans in it, but this is a purist stew (except for the sneaky addition of potato flakes).

Top Review by Jaien Nelson G.

Looks good, I have to try this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook onion and garlic in oil until the onion is transparent. Add the meat and brown.
  2. Drain and add all other ingredients except potato flakes. Cook for 30 minutes over low heat, stirring often.
  3. Add potato flakes (more or less than the amount listed)to thicken to desired consistency. Add salt, pepper and tabasco to taste.

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