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Pig's Feet Stew

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“Great Southern dish!”
2hrs 50mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 -3 lbs pig's feet, cut up
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 14 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 12 cup water
  • 18 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons fat (or Crisco for health nuts) or 2 tablespoons lard (or Crisco for health nuts)
  • 4 -6 cups warm water
  • 1 cup chopped onion, sauteed
  • 4 tablespoons browned flour


  1. Mix together salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Coat pig's feet with mixture.
  2. Melt fat in Dutch oven. Brown meat until dark brown (this is the secret to a successful stew.) When meat is well grilled, add warm water and onions. Cover and simmer until meat is tender, about 2 hours. Remove meat.
  3. Mix together grilled flour and 1/2 cup water.
  4. Pour into broth, stir until sauce thickens.

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