Slow-Cooker Hearty Pork Stew

Assemble this stew in the morning and come home to a hearty dinner with no hassle!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 7 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb pork boneless loin roast, trimmed of fat
3
medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch slices (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cups 1/2-inch cubes peeled parsnips
1 1/2
cups 1-inch cubes peeled butternut squash
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth (4 cups)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried sage leaves
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 Cut pork into 1-inch cubes. In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix pork and remaining ingredients except flour and butter.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix flour and butter; gradually stir into stew until blended. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 30 to 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    980mg
    980%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    30g
    30%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    170%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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