Son Of A Gun Stew Cowboy Stew)

Son Of A Gun Stew Cowboy Stew)
There are more refined names for this very old stew from the cattle country such as son of a gun stew or S.O.B stew, but the old cowhands preferred this down to earth name. In the old cow camps of the Southwest when an animal was slaughtered out on the range to feed the hands, the first night a stew was made of the innards. In those days the stew was put into a cast iron pot and buried in coals. A Dutch oven or heavy kettle or large heavy frying pan with cover will do. You need to know your guests’ tastes before serving this. It’s good, usually, for a stag party, either a crowd of sportsmen or card players. Use all of the various kinds of variety meats—or omit any you care to, or can’t find in your market.


( lb) beef tongue beef tripe beef kidney beef heart beef liver beef brains or veal brain beef sweetbreads or veal sweetbreads salt pork -4 medium onions hot water salt pepper Worcestershire sauce marjoram thyme -3 tablespoons flour cold water


Calories per serving:

990 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 64g 99%
  • Carbs 21g 7%
  • Saturated 23g 116%
  • Fiber 2g 8%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Monounsaturated 25g
  • Polyunsaturated 8g
  • Protein 77g 154%
  • Cholesterol 2,530mg 843%
  • Sodium 3,040mg 127%
  • Calcium 131mg 13%
  • Magnesium 97mg 24%
  • Potassium 1,527mg 44%
  • Iron 16mg 91%
  • Zinc 11mg 72%
  • Phosphorus 1,237mg 177%
  • Vitamin A 3,059µg 340%
  • Vitamin C 45mg 75%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 61%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 5mg 287%
  • Niacin (B3) 29mg 147%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 98%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 258µg 64%
  • Vitamin B12 70µg 1,160%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 6%
  • Vitamin K 3µg 3%
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