Pork, Sweet Potato and Apple Harvest Stew

Rating: 4

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving Size: 1 cup

Calories per serving: 527

Fat per serving: 16.1g

527Nutrition Facts: Serving size 676g, calories 527, calories from fat 145, total fat 16.1g, saturated fat 6.1g, trans fat 0.0g, cholesterol 91mg, sodium 766mg,total carbohydrates 55.4g, dietary fiber 7.5g, sugars 37.8g, protein 34.5g, vitamin A 234%, calcium 7%, iron 16%, vitamin C 56%
Good Points: High in selenium, High in thiamin, Very high in vitamin A, High in vitamin C
Bad Points: Contains alcohol, high in sugar
Nutrition Grade: C
Does not include the egg noodles

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. pork loin cut into stew size chunks
  • 2 cups of canned cut sweet potatoes, drained
  • 2 tart apples, sliced
  • 16 ounces of whole button mushrooms, washed
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsps. dried cranberries
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsps. all-purpose flour
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 14 ounces of low-fat, reduced-sodium, no MSG chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tbsp. thyme
  • Sea salt and fresh-ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Brown both sides of the pork chunks in a mist of olive oil in a deep non-stick plan.
  3. Browning takes about 6 minutes.
  4. Remove the pork chunks from the pan and set aside.
  5. Add the onions to the pan and sauté until translucent.
  6. Add the garlic to the onions and sauté’ on low for an additional minute.
  7. Stir in the wine, chicken broth, flour, cranberries, thyme, salt, pepper and bring to a boil.
  8. Lower the heat to Low and add the pork cubes, mushrooms, apple slices and sweet potatoes.
  9. Simmer for 5 minutes on low and stir the ingredients together.
  10. Transfer the pan to the oven or transfer the items in the pan to a deep baking dish.
  11. Bake covered with foil for 40 to 45 minutes.
  12. Remove from oven and sprinkle with parsley.
  13. Serve over no-yolk egg noodles or rice.
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