Recipe by GingerThorton
"Burgoo is a traditional Kentuckian stew made from a mixture of ingredients, and served commonly at the Kentucky Derby. Serve this hearty dish Southern-style with cornbread and mint juleps to celebrate this year's Derby on May 5th!"
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bone-in mutton shoulder or leg, cut into 1 pound pieces
baking potatoes, peeled and cubed
carrots, peeled and sliced
2 (15 ounce) cans
extra-virgin olive oil or canola oil
1 (15 ounce) can
packed brown sugar
hickory smoke flavored barbeque sauce
1 (15.25 ounce) can
whole kernel corn, drained
1 (14.5 ounce) can
green beans, drained
1 (16 ounce) package
frozen lima beans, thawed
1 (10 ounce) package
1 (46 fluid ounce) can
I didn't follow this to a tee, but as a guide. Man is this good! I have a house full of picky eaters and this went over well with everybody. I find it's like a cross between chili, and pasta fagul, with a little bit of BBQ, and no heartburn. Will I make it again?
Till the day I die!
As a resident of Kentucky I have to say that this tastes nothing like traditional burgoo.It's almost impossible to get the right taste in small batches of burgoo and it's also best to let burgoo slow cook for 1 to 2 days.No one ever said making good food was easy but it tastes a billion times better when done right.
This got rave reviews in my house!! I used wild hog and chicken thighs. Used Rotel for tomatoes and V-8 for Tomato juice. I added bell pepper and 2 Tbsp red pepper puree and did not use any salsa.
Great recipe. I am from Western Ky, but live in Eastern Ky now. This soup is only known in the Western area. I've never found anywhere else in the country that you can get it. Almost every large gathering in Western Ky features it and it is traditionally cooked in a cast iron kettle over an open fire. This recipe is slightly different than what I'm used to but was still very good.
Great dish. Well worth the time & effort. Thanks
I used lamb and cut out the okra and corn (my husbnd does not like either), but it came out beautiful. The meat was so tender you could cut it with a spoon!
Not Burgoo, more like a Brunswick Stew but still not quite. This stuff is made from all the leftovers on the buffet at the famous Moonlite BBQ, and its believed the name comes from sluring 'Bird Stew'... Wheres the bird?
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 230
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