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Uncle Billy's Brunswick Stew
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North Carolina family recipe

John Driscoll


  • 2 fryer chickens (or 2 pkgs chicken breasts)
  • 2 cups (475 ml) butterbeans
  • 2 large onions sliced
  • 2 lbs (.9 kg) canned tomatoes
  • 1 cab (6 0z) tomato paste
  • 4 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 2 med cans whole kernal corn
  • 2 stalks celery finely sliced
  • 4 carrots sliced
  • fresh okara and peas may also be included if available
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Simmer chicken in 2 qts water until tender.
  • Retain broth and shread chicken.
  • Add remaining ingredients to broth with chicken and simmer until vegetables are cooked.
  • Season to taste.
This is a classic family recipe, usually prepared at the height of butterbean season in the South. Often made in large quantities and shared. Can be frozen; reheats beautifully.

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