pork and sweet potato stew

trying to throw some pork in the mix, so here we go.

a warm and hearty recipe, tender pork, and lots of veggies. sweet potato and apple give it some unique flavor, and it was a hit at mi casa.

quite healthy and tasty! perfect for a cold night in.

pork and sweet potato stewpork & sweet potato stew
adapted from our life in the kitchen and better homes and gardens.

prep time: 20 min | total time: 45 min | serves: 4-5

what you need:

  • 2 lb pork loin, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 3-5 tbsp flour
  • 1 lg onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 lg sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 green apple, chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 10 oz cranberry juice
  • olive oil, salt, pepper, cayenne, sage, and nutmeg

get it done:

  • season pork with salt and pepper and toss with flour.

pork and sweet potato stew

  • in a pot, heat olive oil over med-high heat.
  • add half of the pork and brown on all sides (only takes a few minutes) – remove and repeat with remaining pork.

pork and sweet potato stew

  • remove the pork and let it rest.
  • in the same pot, add olive oil and cook the onion & celery about 5 minutes or until tender.

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  • add garlic and a bit of flour and stir.
  • slowly stir in the broth, juice, and water.
  • add pork back in, along with sweet potatoes, cayenne and sage. bring it to a simmer.

pork and sweet potato stew

  • reduce the heat and cook for about 20 min or until the potatoes and pork are tender.
  • season to taste, and top with nutmeg to serve.

bon appetit!

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