Is Brunswick Stew Keto Friendly? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: Brunswick stew is not keto friendly and has 34 grams of net carbs, 28 grams of fat, and 48 grams of protein per serving.

Brunswick stew is a traditional Southern dish made of various meats and vegetables cooked with tomatoes and barbecue sauce.

It is similar to burgoo, but this stew recipe has a barbecue twist.

There are many variations on Brunswick stew, but this recipe includes chicken or pork, creamed corn, and potatoes, with a bit of barbecue sauce and a little hot sauce to give this stew its fabulous flavor.

Brunswick stew has about 34 grams of net carbs, 28 grams of fat, and 48 grams of protein per serving (based on this recipe).

Based on these numbers, Brunswick stew is not keto friendly and can easily exceed your daily carb limit.

Therefore, you should avoid or limit Brunswick stew if you are following the keto diet.

Because it contains high-carb ingredients such as potatoes, corn, ketchup, and barbecue sauce, which can kick you out of ketosis.

Whether you eat it or not, you should always choose high-quality meats and vegetables for your Brunswick stew.

Because they will provide more nutrients, flavor, and texture to your dish.

You can also make your own barbecue sauce and ketchup to control the sugar and carb content.

You can store Brunswick stew in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 or 4 days, or in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Do not store it at room temperature or in a non-sealed container, as it can spoil and grow bacteria.

Finally, remember, Brunswick stew is a delicious and hearty dish, but not suitable for the keto diet.

You can enjoy it occasionally as a treat, or modify it with low-carb alternatives such as cauliflower, zucchini, and sugar-free sauces.

About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutrition coach with over 7 years of experience in the field of nutrition.

He holds a Bachelor's (B.Sc.) and Master's (M.Sc.) degree in Biochemistry from The University of Burdwan, India. He was also involved with a research project about genetic variations in the CYP11A gene among PCOS and Metabolic Syndrome patients.

He has completed the following online courses: Stanford Introduction to Food and Health by Stanford University (US) through Coursera, Certificate in Nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc. (US), Lose Weight and Keep It Off certificate course from Harvard Medical School (US), and Nutrition and Disease Prevention by Taipei Medical University (Taiwan) through FutureLearn.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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