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Burgoo is traditional to Western Kentucky and has endless variation. While true tradition burgoo is made from game meats or mutton, modern variation are made from BBQ pork and/or chicken. Recipes range in size from enough to feed a family to a entire community. While cooked meats are used, BBQ meats are preferred for a more authentic taste.

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Procedure edit

  1. Combine all ingredients in a pot, and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours, skimming the top as needed.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

  • Traditional burgoo was often cooked outdoors in a cast-iron kettle over a wood fire. Purists will insist this greatly improves the flavor.