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Slow Cooker Pork Stew

Slow Cooker Pork Stew has tender chunks of meat and complementing vegetables in a flavorful broth! And it is so easy to prepare using the crockpot!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Slow Cooker Pork Stew
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 669 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

Pork Stew:

  • 2-3 pounds pork stewing meat trimmed and cut into 2-3 inch cubes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 2 tablespoons butter unsalted
  • 1 yellow onion peeled and chopped)
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 5 cups beef broth low-sodium, more if needed
  • 4 medium carrots peeled and cut into 1/4-inch chunks
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 1 pound mini red potatoes peeled and cut into halves
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 3 bay leaves

Cornstarch Mix:

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons water

Garnish:

  • Chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Place pork chunks into a large bowl, sprinkle with flour, salt, and black pepper. Use kitchen tongs to toss and coat evenly.
  2. Place a non-stick skillet, over medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons of oil. Once the oil is hot, add the meat into one layer, work in batches if needed. Brown, on all sides, for about 5 minutes per batch. Once done cooking, transfer it to the slow cooker.
  3. Add the wine to the skillet to degraze it, scrape and bites from the bottom and add the liquid to the slow cooker.

  4. Reduce the heat to medium and add the butter, once melted add onion and garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add 1 cup of broth to deglaze the skillet, using a wooden spoon scrape the bits that stuck to it. Transfer the mixture to the slow cooker on top of the meat and add tomato paste.
  5. Add carrots, celery, potatoes, and frozen peas.
  6. Pour the remaining beef broth on top.
  7. Add bay leaves and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Cover and cook on LOW for 7-8 hours.
  9. Taste and adjust for salt and pepper.
  10. If you prefer the stew to be thicker, either mash some of the potatoes or add the cornstarch mix.
  11. Mix cornstarch and water in a small bowl until fully combined. Add the mixture to the pot during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  12. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Pork Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 669 Calories from Fat 423
% Daily Value*
Fat 47g72%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 109mg36%
Sodium 1361mg59%
Potassium 1212mg35%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 7323IU146%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.