You are here: Home » Recipes » Kentucky Burgoo with Okra Kentucky Burgoo with Okra Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 10 to 12 servings This stew is full of meat and vegetables and sure to satisfy a hearty appetite. PrintEmail Ingredients 3 pounds beef stew meat, cubed1 teaspoon each: ground thyme and dried sage1 teaspoon garlic, chopped1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped1 (7-ounce) can tomato puree2 pounds fresh or frozen okra, sliced1 tablespoon beef base1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce3 to 4 tablespoons vegetable oil Salt and pepper, to taste1 cup sherry wine1 cup celery, diced1 cup red wine1 cup onion, diced3 pounds potatoes, diced1 (12-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice1 tablespoon chicken base Slurry of cornstarch2 packages frozen mixed vegetables Instructions Brown stew meat with herbs and garlic in oil. Add remaining ingredients, mixing well, and cover with water. Bring to a boil; then reduce heat and simmer for 3 hours or until meat is tender. Adjust seasoning and thicken with slurry of cornstarch, if necessary. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Garden Club of Lexington, Inc.’s Entertaining with Bluegrass Winners (Lexington, Ky., 2008).