Kentucky Burgoo

Preparation info
  • Yield:


    1 cup Servings.
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About

Some people believe that the word burgoo is related to a mispronunciation of the word barbecue, and the dish is, of course, frequently cooked out of doors for one or another festival or political rally. But John Mariani, in The Dictionary of American Food and Drink, states that the word was known to British sailors in the mid-1700s as an oatmeal porridge, and that the name then was associated with the Turkish cracked-wheat product known as burghul or bu