Heartland Pork Stew

Slow cooking results in moist pork and tender sweet potatoes swimming in a savory sauce.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 8 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 5

Ingredients

2
pounds pork boneless shoulder, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
medium dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
1
package (9 ounces) Green Giant® frozen baby lima beans
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon dried sage leaves
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 Sprinkle pork with 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook half of the pork in oil 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pork is brown; place in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker. Repeat with remaining pork.
  • 2 Add sweet potatoes, frozen lima beans, broth, 1/2 teaspoon salt, the thyme and sage to pork in cooker.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4 Stir together water and cornstarch; stir into pork mixture. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook about 15 minutes or until mixture is thickened.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    505
    (
    Calories from Fat
    225),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    115mg
    115%;
    Sodium
    930mg
    930%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    45g
    45%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    14%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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