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Country Booya Recipe



2 lb. cubed pork

2 lb. cubed beef

3 lb. beef short ribs

1 1/2 lb. oxtails

2 1/2 lb. soup bones, split

5 lg. onions

5 c. parsley sprigs

1/2 c. dry lima beans

1/2 c. dry split peas

1/4 c. salt

2 tbsp. pepper

1 tbsp. dried oregano, crushed

1 tbsp. paprika

1 tbsp. dried basil, crushed

1 tsp. garlic salt

1 tsp. dried savory, crushed

1 lg. head red cabbage, chopped (15 c.)

3 c. diced carrots ( 1 lb.)

3 c. diced celery (1 lb.)

3 c. diced rutabaga

1 c. diced green pepper

3 cans tomatoes (16 oz. each)

2 cans green beans (15 oz. each)

1 can peas (17 oz.)

1 can whole kernel corn (17 oz.)


Combine meats, bones, onion, parsley, split peas, lima beans and seasonings in a large kettle.

Add water to cover; bring to boil and then reduce heat.

Cover and simmer about 5 hours or until meat is tender.

Remove meat from bones and cube; discard bones.

Skim fat from stock. Return meat to kettle and add cabbage, carrots, rutabaga and green pepper.

Simmer covered for about 1 more hour.

Add undrained canned vegetables; simmer 1/2 hour more.

Nutritional/Serving Info:

Makes 3 1/2 gallons of hearty stew for a family or neighborhood party.

I learned of the source of this recipe (Cookbook USA) from Ruth Burbage, a regular contributor to this site. Many thanks, Ruth, for sharing your knowledge and expertise with us.

long live the bridgemen

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this sounds delicious - is winter time here in Australia and i have been looking for hearty, healthy food for my teenage sons.. i especially like dishes i can cook slowly all day using the heat from the kitchen to help keep the house warm and filled with great smells... will let u know how the taste test goes with the boys ! :)

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