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Shortcut Brunswick Stew

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.


4 servings

—Eva Still, Crescent, Oklahoma


  • 2 bacon strips
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1-1/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon water, divided
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen lima beans
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp; with a slotted remove to paper towels to drain. Saute onion in drippings until tender. Stir in the soup, 1-1/4 cups water, Worcestershire sauce and pepper; bring to a boil. Add beans and corn; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Crumble bacon; add to stew. Stir in chicken. Combine cornstarch with the remaining water; gradually stir into stew. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 395 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 628mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 7g fiber), 29g protein.

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