Fall-Apart Pork Stew

Fall-Apart Pork Stew

Michelle 0

"A tomato and vegetable pork stew that is sure to please any crowd! It is a long cooking process, good for a day when you are staying at/working at home, but WELL worth the invested time."

Ingredients 1 d 6 h {{adjustedServings}} servings 522 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 522 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 29.7 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.1g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 29.3 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 1660 mg
  • 66%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Toss together the onion powder, parsley, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, seasoned salt, 1 1/2 tablespoons black pepper, marjoram, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large, resealable plastic bag. Add the cubed pork, toss until well coated, then seal, and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Line a 9x9 inch baking dish with half of the spinach leaves.
  3. Pack the marinated pork into the baking dish, and cover with the remaining spinach leaves. Cover the pan with aluminum foil, and bake in the preheated oven for 3 hours, or until the pork is tender.
  4. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Whisk in the flour, and cook for 15 minutes, stirring frequently until the flour has toasted. Scrape into a heatproof dish, and set aside. Melt the butter in the pot, and stir in the onions and celery. Cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 10 minutes. Add the mushrooms, and cook until tender; stir the flour mixture back into the pot to coat the vegetables.
  5. Pour in the beef broth, stewed tomatoes, cooked pork and spinach, bay leaves, red pepper flakes, and 1 teaspoon garlic powder. Simmer 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Stir in the butter beans, yellow squash, and zucchini. Simmer 30 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.
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  1. 14 Ratings

Nicole's Mama

I didn't have the time or exactly all the ingredients to do this so I customized it like this: I cubed two large pork chops and tossed them in a bag with the flour and all the spices. Then, I cooked them over medium heat till brown. I removed them from the pan and sauteed in butter the onion, when the onion was translucent I added the squash and then the spinach and cooked them through. Then, I added the meat back in and added the beef broth, tomatoes, red pepper flakes and a can of mushrooms. I also added 2 cans of great northern beans because that is what I had. Then, I let it all simmer in the pot over low heat for about 40 minutes. I served with various cheeses and some crusty bread. Delicious! The whole family, four year old included, loved it!


Excellent. The only change I made was to add the fresh parsley and spinach near the end, with the other veggies - the 3-hour oven method with the spinach freaked me out a little... The recipe is a bit long and involved, but it is soooo good. I also tossed some of the pork with bowtie pasta, parsley and green onion for a couple of pickies. ;) Thanks, Michelle - its a keeper!


I mixed everything up in the crock pot & added cooked beef stew meat. Did not use oil, butter, butter beans, squash or zucchini and didn't have bay leaves. Loved the flavour, it simmered all day 8hrs! Was absolutely delicious!