Kentucky Burgoo

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Kentucky Burgoo
Serves 10
Kentucky Burgoo is a very traditional hearty stew with a multi-meat combination and
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  1. ¼ Cup Vegetable Oil
  2. 2 Lbs. Pork Butt, Cut Into 1” Pieces
  3. 2 Lbs. Beef Sirloin Butt, Cut into 1” Pieces
  4. 2 Lbs. Chicken Legs & Thighs, Boneless, Skin on, Cut in 2” Pieces
  5. 1 Cup Green Bell Pepper, Diced ½”
  6. 2 Cups Sweet Onion, Diced 1”
  7. 1 Cup Carrots, Diced ½”
  8. 1 Cup Celery, Diced ½”
  9. 2 TBSP. Garlic, Chopped
  10. 1 Quart Chicken Broth
  11. 1 Quart Beef Broth
  12. 2 Cups Crushed Tomatoes
  13. 3 Cups Red Skin Potatoes, Diced 1”
  14. 2 Cups Fresh Corn Kernels
  15. 2 Cups Lima Beans (Frozen or Cooked)
  16. 1 Cup Okra, Cut in ½” Segments
  17. To Taste Salt and Pepper
  18. 1/3 Cup Worcestershire Sauce
  1. In a large pot over medium high heat, add half of the vegetable oil and when hot, sear separately the pork, beef and chicken until brown, removing each from the pot when browned and then reserving.
  2. Add the remaining half of the oil to the pot and sauté the onions, pepper and garlic until soft and lightly browned.
  3. Add all the previously browned meats to the vegetables in the pot and then add both the broths, the crushed tomatoes, the okra and the red skin potatoes.
  4. Simmer slowly until the potatoes are nearly tender then add the corn and Lima beans.
  5. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes and season with Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  1. Cornbread and hot sauce are typical accompaniments.
Nino Salvaggio