Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

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Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

Pork and Sweet Potato Stew
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Serves 8

Prep Time:
15 minutes

Cooking Time:
80 - 90 minutes


  • 2 lbs (1 kg) Ontario pork leg or loin, cut into cubes 
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 3 cups (750 mL) chicken broth
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) dried thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon rind
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour1/4 cup (60 mL) cold water
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cued
  • 2 cups (500 mL) frozen green beans

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Trim off any visible fat from pork, then brown pork cubes in batches. 
  2. Add onions, celery, broth, thyme, lemon rind and juice. Cover and simmer 1 hour or until meat is tender. 
  3. Whisk together flour and water; add to meat mixture along with sweet potatoes and green beans. 
  4. Increase heat and boil gently about 20-30 more minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender and liquid has thickened.
Nutritional Information
Pork and Sweet Potato Stew
1/8 of recipe
Protein 32g
Calories 255
Fat 5.3g
  Saturated 1.3g
  Monounsaturated 2.5g
  Polyunsaturated 1.2g
Cholesterol 64mg
Sodium 112mg
Carbohydrate 19g
Fibre 3g

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