Full nutritional breakdown of the calories in Smithfield's Brunswick Stew based on the calories and nutrition in each ingredient, including Pork Shoulder (pulled pork), Chicken Breast (cooked), no skin, roasted, Granulated Sugar, Butter, unsalted, Stewed Tomatoes and the other ingredients in this recipe. Aug 17, 2014 - I found this Brunswick Stew recipe in an old Southern Living magazine in a doctors office. I happen to be from Nashville-Rocky Mount, NC area also! Discover (and save!) I’m using some frozen Pork Barbecue leftover from one of our family pig pickings. -Steve, Hi Steve, Moved to Texas about 10 years ago and would always pack cans of Mrs. Fearnow’s back with me. I think I’ll try it myself next time. When the stew is a hour or so from being ready, throw in a head of finely chopped cabbage in the wash pot. Thank you so much! If you have ever lived in south or central Virginia, it is likely you have heard of What would you say this serving size is? I do like your recipe and plan on making it soon. Mom use to make something similar to your Brunswick Stew, except she called it, “chicken stew” and she would use chickens and vegetables that we grew on the farm. BBQ was… Thanks all! 1.5 cups frozen baby lima beans. Made a fine dinner, with lots of good leftovers to freeze for next time. I’ve been looking for a good one and this one sounds perfect!!! I’m glad we could bring back a few memories for you with our Brunswick Stew Recipe. ★☆ I awoke this morning with a sore throat…I had a flu shot this year so I hope it’s just going to be a cold. I do appreciate your visit and I hope you’ll try some of our other recipes. I’ve got some leftover chicken myself and will be making some chicken salad very soon. Hi Mandy, That’s and excellent suggestion. I've had several request on how to make Brunswick Stew. Easy Slow Cooked Brunswick Stew for Dinner http://www.smithfield.com/meal-ideas/slow-cooker-classics/easy-slow-cooked-brunswick-stew/, California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Disclosure. Add diced onions, then garlic, and sweat until translucent, about 15 minutes. Hi Steve, this recipe sounds very close to my grandmothers although, she always added chicken gizzards and a little ground beef to hers. PINT POTATO SALAD 940 cal $ 2.59 – $ 4.19. Pulled pork, chicken, tomatoes, and other veggies simmer together in this flavorful country comfort food. He said to make sure I save this recipe!!! My dad grew up in Virginia and when he moved to the Chicago-land area in the early 60's - his favorite soup, which you could buy in a can off the shelf - Chicken Brunswick Stew could not be bought at any store near us. With black currant, black tea and vanilla notes, this dark, rich wine complements dishes overflowing in protein and rich flavors such as hearty stews, ribs and sauces. I’m thankful you found us and appreciate your visits. This is a Georgia-style Brunswick stew made with chicken or pork, creamed corn, and potatoes. It was very similar to Brunswick stew but had smoked beef brisket in it and also okra. onions (chopped) 5 . It was delicious. chicken broth. Your thoughts? Thanks for the reminder. I moved out West over 2 years ago and have had a crucial need for Brunswick Stew (I am from NE FL). My husband told e when they ise to make stew, secret ingredient was adding instant potatoes to thicken it up some..have done so and definitely thickens up some for a … Also, I didn’t know there was still Sunbeam Bread around!!! Depending on which story you accept, it was created either in Brunswick County, Virginia, in 1828, or on St. Simons Island, Georgia, in 1898. I needed to add some liquid to my stew, but didn’t want to add water. My plan is to let first 3 veggies cook for 2 hours in high in slow cooker, then add everything else and let cook for another hour. I’m thankful you found Taste of Southern and that you enjoy the recipes. Steve, thanks for this recipe, best one I have ever used! There is almost nothing better than the smell of fresh baked bread. I am guessing this is just another version of a restaurant throwing in what veggies they had on hand. Hi Al, I’m thankful you found Taste of Southern and that you tried the Brunswick Stew recipe. A cup of that and the sauce had more of a tangy flavor that my family really liked. Hi BRB, I believe this was about an 8 quart stock pot, but any large pot will do.  Printable recipe included. My wife and I will be enjoying it for dinner tonight along with hoe cake and a green salad! Oh my goodness, there used to be a Merita Bread bakery in the town I grew up in (in Florida a long time ago).  It just depends on who you ask. This recipe is a good use of leftover meat and vegetables, as well as taking advantage of what ingredients are in your pantry. I am getting stew meat this week to try your beef stew! I did used smoked BBQ I had in frézer from previous cookout and it w was great in the stew. Well let me just say this recipe is the best. I am actually making it again today.  That means that I personally read each and every one of them before they are approved for posting on our family friendly home here on the Internet. We stood over the pot just smelling it cook, saying “Oh yeah” and “this is it.” Thank you so very much. Be Blessed!!! Sure the timing, temp control…would be like any other stew, or soup.This is a great recipe, my favorite actually.This is the stew i was raised up on eating, in eastern N.C.I do add okra to mine, be a sin not to! Cover and simmer at least two hours. -Steve, I have only made Brunswick stew using the “canned” barbecue recipe since so many recipes I read seemed too complicated. I do hope you’ll give it a try. Hopefully I’ll get to try it one day. We’ll see. I appreciate it and hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. I’m going through your recipes now! Add the cauliflower, corn, and butter beans, and simmer an additional 20 minutes. 30 Guest Party Pack : 8 pints of bar-b-q, 45 pieces of chicken, 8 pints of cole slaw, 8 pints of potato salad, 15 dozen hushpuppies . I don’t think the onions make a difference honestly, but it’s habit. Just as good as Smithfield’s. But I do have a friend from Raleigh who always brings me a bottle or two of Carolina Treat. Be Blessed!!! The only thing I did was smoke all my meat myself at home. Thank you for an excellent recipe and easy to follow instructions. I’m so excited to have found this recipe. Guess I need to pull another container of this Brunswick Stew out of the freezer, just in case. This Brunswick stew is made with cooked pork shoulder or leftover pulled pork, along with shredded or chopped cooked chicken thighs and vegetables. The stew can easily burn in the bottom of the pot, and once it’s scorched, the taste is ruined, and you’ll probably decide to toss it. Be Blessed!!! Be Blessed!!! My next cookout will just be Brunswick Stew it was by far the hit of the cookout. Tasty Southern recipes can bring families together by enjoying homemade cooking at weeknight dinners, and this Georgia Brunswick stew recipe is no exception. 0. I’m sitting here eating a bowl right now with some homemade yeast bread & it is the REAL DEAL!!! Main Ingredient: Chicken. Its really good. Let me just start out by saying this recipe is MY version of Brunswick Stew. I made this batch of Weight Watchers Chicken Brunswick stew on the stove top. So, he made many versions of this soup until it tasted just like he remembered. From a guy in Florida who often travels to NJ.  You want to make sure you have enough water in the pot to cover it and keep it submerged while it cooks. This recipe was a huge hit at our house. We all enjoyed it with some corn sticks.  Maybe you keep a bag in your freezer where you store leftovers. This recipe sounds on point with Smithfield Chicken and BBQ stew. Add enough water to cover the vegetables by about 2 inches. Add the crushed tomatoes and all of the vegetables. In a good-size cast-iron Dutch oven or stockpot, melt butter over medium-high heat. May the Lord’s blessings rest upon you and yours! Thanks so much for the great recipe! 0. Be sure to stop by again… real soon. I appreciate your visit today and I do hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. I saw your recipe and decided to whip up a batch. olive oil or coconut oil (enough to coat pot) 2 pounds. P.S. I like mine with peanut butter and apple jelly or grilled cheese.  It freezes well, so I make up a big pot, enjoy some for supper, then freeze the rest for later. It freezes well, so any leftovers can be placed in the freezer for later. Post A Recipe. Thanks again! Hi Steve! Have you ever been to Parker’s? Rinse the chicken, inside and out, under cold running water. BBQ was… As for the cooking time, whatever works best for you is certainly what you need to do. Next time I’m going to try my slow cooker. This looks so good.  I just pulled out the enameled canning pot and placed the whole chicken inside. When researching a recipe I chose this one because it looked the most like Smithfields and we love it! I think I’d cry tears of joy to taste it again after all these years. Do stop by for another visit with us… real soon. Maybe we can do one for Chicken Stew in the near future. Be Blessed!!! I hope you’ll get to try the Chicken Pastry. So, I’m going to share with you the way that I like to make it here at home. Back in our restaurant days, we often used leftover vegetables to make the stew. (Chicken pastry surely cures all ills!) can Beef B.B.Q. Make it, eat it, you will love it! Also, made Limas from dried beans, and roasted pork ribs in the oven with big meaty ribs I had in the freezer ready to be used. -Steve. Thanks for sharing your amazing recipe!!! I have to agree with Kathleen growing up here in rural Alabama everybody I know that makes Brunswick stew adds plenty of squirrel meat it is an essential part of the stew I personally also add chopped tomatoes. It smells wonderful and I will confess that I sampled a small amount- taste tester- and it is wonderful! Please take a look. Sign Up For Our FREE Newsletter:  While you’re here, be sure to sign up for our FREE Newsletter. I do appreciate your visits and I hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. I’m sure those ribs made it that much better. I’ve never made it in a crock pot, but I don’t see why it wouldn’t work. You can certainly add a lot more items than what I’ve included, but we try to give you the basic recipe so you can then make it your own. -Steve. Mandy. It added a complex undertone that was missing. Pumpkin Stew.  Well, we also have a Brunswick, North Carolina, but they haven’t gotten into the foray just yet. This takes me back home like nothing else. Oh my goodness this recipe looks like what I grew up with and it looks like it will be better than Smithfields stew! Stay warm. I’m glad you tried the recipe and happy that it turned out well for you. PINT POTATO SALAD 940 cal $ 2.59 – $ 4.19. Brunswick stew is a classic Southern recipe, although everyone's got their own Mama's way of making it. I trust this recipe just by reading it, and in the faith that the author is a good Christian who knows how to serve a hungry group! Sort of like when people use a bit of Vietnamese Fish Sauce in an East Carolina BBQ sauce recipe (I’ll bet you’ve seen that done). Everybody had only good things to say. -This one will seem nuts, but if you want to deepen the flavors a bit…throw in a couple of anchovy filets. Brunswick Stew freezes well. I do appreciate your visit today and I hope you’ll visit with us often. It’s becoming one of the most popular recipes here on Taste of Southern. Excellent recipe. Love it! (Smile) More power to you if you enjoy it. Husband was hesitant at first, and now cannot stop talking about how good it was. Do you think it will make a significant difference in the taste? sweet tea of course! Duke’s mayo forever! It makes my day to know so many folks are enjoying it. I made this for my daughter who had a baby last week. The only change that I made, was instead of using apple cider vinegar, I used some Eastern NC vinegar based bbq sauce, because I didn’t have any apple cider vinegar. I live in Garner, NC and know just where you’re talking about.  Don’t throw the liquid you remove away just yet though. You could probably skim off most of the “grease,” or fat, if you let the broth cool a bit if you’re concerned about having too much. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to receive more just like it. https://www.tasteofsouthern.com/creamed-chipped-beef-recipe/, Valentines Day Giveaway – Winner Announced. Place fryer in large stock pot and cover with water about 6 inches over chicken. Your recipe is excellent and tastes just like home. 🙂. Way to go….I generally make home made soup similar to this….but have never made Brunswick Stew….and being/living in the heart of Brunswick Stew country……I’m headed to the store right now and try this!!! Thanks for sharing it!  And of course, pork barbecue often ended up being saved for including in the recipe. Busy Day Brunswick Stew (Crock Pot) Italian Stew.  Alright then, Let’s Get Cooking! Ingredients.  But, I hope you’ll never feel that way. -Steve. I am so excited to find this recipe for Brunswick stew.  Thank you in advance. Loved this recipe. PINT COLESLAW 690 cal $ 2.59 – $ 4.19. Love some Brunswick Stew. PERFECTION! I read every comment before we tried it.  It’s different from vegetable soup in that it contains meat, and it’s always made thicker than soup. After veggies and potatoes simmer. I made this about a month ago and my family and I LOVED it! Bring water and chicken to a boil in a Dutch oven. -Steve. While I enjoy memphis style barbeque, this link has made me miss living in Smithfield, NC and eating at Smithfield's. 32. Again, this is what I have been looking for in a Brunswick Stew recipe for over two years now! At this point in my life I really am drawn to just about anything southern! Thank you for posting the recipe. -Steve.  Just know, all Comments are moderated. 0. It made a huge pot full which I took the opportunity to freeze.  It’s easy to sign up, just use the box below, or the one you’ll find in the top right hand corner of each page of our site. Each week, I try to send out a reminder to let you know we’ve posted a new recipe here on Taste of Southern. Make it your own! 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