Hearty Pork Stew

Pork stew
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Ratings (10)
  • Total: 2 hrs
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 105 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
267 Calories
13g Fat
12g Carbs
23g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is an easy to make pork stew, perfect for a fall or winter meal. Serve with crusty bread and a tossed salad.


  • 1 pound lean pork (boneless shoulder)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup celery (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon dried leaf basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth (or water)
  • 8 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots (sliced 1/2 inch thickness)
  • 1 bell pepper (green or red, cut in 1-inch pieces)
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce

Steps to Make It

  1. Cut pork into 1-inch cubes, trimming and discarding fat.

  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and cook the pork, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes.

  3. Stir in the onion and celery and cook for 2 minutes longer. Add the herbs, pepper, and broth or water.

  4. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for about 1 hour, or until pork is tender.

  5. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.

  6. Cover and simmer for 30 to 45 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Stir occasionally.

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