Slow Cooker Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

Author: Canadian Living

Push the pork and sweet potatoes gently to one side of the slow cooker, then whisk the flour mixture into the other side to help keep the sweet potatoes intact.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living New Slow Cooker Classics

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs boneless pork shoulder blade roasts cubed
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled, halved and cut in 1-1/2-inch (4 cm) thick slices
  • 1 cup bottled strained tomatoes (passata)
  • 1 cup sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons cooking molasses
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups packed chopped stemmed kale

Method

In slow cooker, combine pork, onions, garlic, bay leaves, chili powder, cumin, coriander, oregano, mustard, salt and pepper; top with sweet potatoes.

Whisk together strained tomatoes, chicken broth, molasses and vinegar; pour over pork.

Cover and cook on low until pork is tender, 6 to 8 hours. Discard bay leaves.

Whisk flour with 1 cup of the cooking liquid until smooth; whisk into slow cooker. Add kale; cook, covered, on high until thickened and kale is wilted, about 30 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings: about

  • Sodium 386 mg
  • Protein 33 g
  • Calories 572.0
  • Total fat 33 g
  • Potassium 1106 mg
  • Cholesterol 119 mg
  • Saturated fat 12 g
  • Total carbohydrate 35 g

%RDI

  • Iron 33.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 206.0
  • Vitamin C 83.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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