Easy Brunswick Stew

The secret is in the name of this recipe–it's so easy to make! Just combine all of the ingredients, set your slow cooker for 8 hours and serve this stew with your favorite side of bread.
9 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)


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4 cups frozen Southern-style hash brown potatoes, thawed
2 1/3 cups chopped onion
2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 cups frozen lima beans, thawed
1 1/4 cups chopped green bell pepper
1 cup frozen cut okra, thawed
1 cup barbecue sauce
1 cup chopped cooked chicken breast
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 pound pulled smoked pork, chopped
2 (8-ounce) cans no-salt-added tomato sauce
1 (15 1/4-ounce) can whole-kernel corn with sweet peppers, drained
1 (14.5-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained


1. Combine all ingredients in a 7-quart electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 8 hours.

Flavor Tip: Experiment with different types of barbecue sauce. Each is unique and will lend a slightly different flavor to the stew. Watch out for high-sodium sauces, though. Some sauces are loaded with too much salt.

Created date

October 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 316
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 8.1 g
Satfat 2.9 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 20.5 g
Carbohydrate 40.7 g
Fiber 5.2 g
Cholesterol 47 mg
Iron 2.8 mg
Sodium 649 mg
Calcium 53 mg