Brunswick Stew
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Early Virginia settlers made this hearty stew recipe with squirrel meat. Our updated version simmers all day in your slow cooker and features chicken and ham.



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Ingredients
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    3   
    medium onions, cut into thin wedges
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    2   pounds 
    meaty chicken pieces, skinned
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    1   cup 
    diced cooked ham (5 ounces)
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    1  14 1/2 ounce can 
    diced tomatoes
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    1  14  ounce can 
    reduced-sodium chicken broth
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    4   
    cloves garlic, minced
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    1   tablespoon 
    Worcestershire sauce
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    1   teaspoon 
    dry mustard
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    1   teaspoon 
    dried thyme, crushed
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    pepper
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    bottled hot pepper sauce
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    1  10  ounce package 
    frozen whole or sliced okra (2 cups)
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    1   cup 
    frozen baby lima beans
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    1   cup 
    frozen whole kernel corn

Directions
1.
In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker place onion. Top with chicken and ham. In a small bowl combine undrained tomatoes, broth, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, thyme, pepper, and hot pepper sauce; pour over chicken and ham.
2.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.
3.
If desired, remove chicken; cool slightly. (Keep lid on the crockery cooker.) Remove meat from chicken bones; cut meat into bite-size pieces. Return chicken to slow cooker; discard bones.
4.
Add okra, lima beans, and corn to slow cooker. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Cover and cook 45 minutes more or until vegetables are tender. Season to taste with pepper. Pass additional bottled hot pepper sauce. Makes 6 (1-3/4-cup) servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 289, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 75, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 26, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 5, sugar (g) 7, pro. (g) 29, sodium (mg) 683, Vegetables () 1.5, Starch () 0.5, Other Carb () 0.5, Lean Meat () 3.5, Fat () 1, Carb Choice () 1.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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