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Cowboy Stew

by anny

Yee-haw! Get ready to saddle up for a delicious dish that’s sure to satisfy any cowboy or cowgirl out there. We’re talking about none other than Cowboy Stew – the ultimate comfort food that’ll warm you from the inside out. This hearty and flavorful stew is perfect for those chilly nights around the campfire or cozy evenings at home with family and friends. So, grab your hat, put on your boots, and let’s rustle up some grub!

The dish known as cowboy stew is a hearty, filling meal that was popular with cowboys and other workers in the American West during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The stew was typically made with beef, beans, and vegetables, and it was often cooked over an open fire. Today, there are many different recipes for cowboy stew, but the basic ingredients remain the same. This dish is still enjoyed by many people who appreciate its rustic flavor and heartiness.

There are plenty of reasons to try this recipe for cowboy stew. For one, it’s a hearty and filling meal that will stick to your ribs on a cold winter night. It’s also packed with protein and nutrients, making it a great option if you’re looking for a healthy dinner option. Plus, it’s easy to make and can be easily tailored to your liking. So if you’re looking for a new recipe to add to your rotation, give this cowboy stew a try – you won’t be disappointed!


Here are some pro tips to make the perfect cowboy stew:

– Use fresh ingredients for the best flavor.

– Brown the meat before adding it to the stew for extra flavor.

– Don’t be afraid to experiment with different herbs and spices to find your perfect combination.

– cook the stew low and slow for best results.

Conclusion & Recipe:

As the sun began to set, the cowboy stew was ready. It had been simmering all day and the smell wafted through the camp, making everyone’s mouth water. The cowboys gathered around the fire, each with a bowl in hand, and dug in.

The stew was delicious – hearty and filling. It warmed them from the inside out and they were soon feeling sleepy. One by one, they said their goodnights and crawled into their bedrolls for a long night’s sleep.

The next morning, they woke up refreshed and ready to face another day on the trail. The cowboy stew had given them the strength they needed to keep going.

Cowboy Stew

The stew was delicious - hearty and filling. It warmed them from the inside out and they were soon feeling sleepy.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 7
Calories 745 kcal


  • 4 slices bacon chopped
  • 2 12-ounce packages of kielbasa sausage cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • Ground beef 1 1/2 lb 80/20
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 can 14.5 ounces petite diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 2 16-ounce cans of baked beans with liquid
  • 1 can chopped green chilies 7-ounce, with liquid
  • 1 can sweet corn 11.5 oz with liquid
  • 2 medium russet potatoes. Peel and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped


  • In a large saucepan, cook bacon until crispy and brown. Transfer bacon to a plate lined by a paper towel and drain using a slotted spoon
  • Brown the sausage in the pot drippings. Adjust heat to ensure that the sausage (brown bits at the bottom) doesn't burn. Transfer to a plate and add bacon.
  • Brown the beef, onion, garlic, and beef in a large pot. Sprinkle flour, salt and pepper on the beef. Stir for one minute.
  • Diced tomatoes, sweet corn, potatoes and green chilies. Add water. Bring to boil, then reduce heat immediately and simmer covered for one hour, stirring occasionally.
  • Garnish with parsley
  • If stew becomes too thick, add more water.