Slow Cooker Fall Harvest Pork Stew

Slow Cooker Fall Harvest Pork Stew


"Slow cooking ensures meltingly tender results in this rich and satisfying pork stew packed with apples, butternut squash and parsnips . . . it's delish!"


7 h 20 m servings 252 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 252 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 13.3 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 318 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir the pork, soup, cider, apples, squash, parsnips and thyme in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours or until the pork is fork-tender.


  • Recipe Tips:
  • Time-Saving: This recipe may also be cooked on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.
  • For thicker gravy, stir 1/4 cup all-purpose flour and 1/2 cup water in a small bowl until the mixture is smooth. Stir the flour mixture in the cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 10 minutes or until the mixture boils and thickens.
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  1. 13 Ratings


This was a yummy and hearty stew. Few changes: 1. instead of French Onion Soup I used onion soup mix, 2 c. water, & 1 can of cream of chicken soup; 2. Carrots instead of parsnips.; 3. Calabaza ...

I'm giving this a provisional 5 stars. It tasted wonderful made as per the recipe. I did add double the thyme and some salt and pepper. I will agree that the apples melted away into the sauce...

I adjusted just a few things - trimmed fat off pork, added a 1/2 can of beef broth, ground pepper to taste and some Lawry's seasoned salt. I didn't think just Thyme would be enough flavor for m...

Not a hit with my family, perhaps I cooked it to long.

It was OK. Would I make again? No. It was bland, and although the ingredients sounded like they would blend well, it just didn't personally work for me. I would have enjoyed it more if I made ev...

The finished product is relentlessly boring. I did like what the apples did in the stew, but the whole thing was just too bland. It might not be bad if you experiment with spices in it.

I've made this twice now and it's definitely now a staple in my family. This isn't an explosion of flavor, just warm, homey, and comforting and gets better as the flavors meld on the second and...

This is very good! Used all beef broth. I didn't have parsnip so I used rutabega. I loved it...not a kid pleaser though.