pumpkin, pork and apple stew

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By Tessa Pasquill
from Ramsbottom

Takes a bit of effort but so worth it! Its a great Autumn dish. Plus you get pumpkin seeds for roasting.

serves 10
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr 50 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pumpkin, pork and apple stew

  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    crushed fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 2 to 2 1/2 lb
    boston butt pork or pork tenderloin
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 2 md
    white onions
  • 2 3/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 c
    apple cider
  • 1/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 3 c
    pumpkin, fresh, peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks (2 1/2 pound pumpkin)
  • 1 c
    carrots, cut into chucks (about 2 carrots)
  • 6 c
    red potatoes, cut into 1 inch chunks (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 1/4 c
    apples, granny smith, unpeeled, cut into 1 inch chunks (about 2 apples)

How To Make pumpkin, pork and apple stew

  • 1
    Place flour, fennel seeds, salt, pepper and pork in a plastic ziplock or paper bag and shake to coat pork
  • 2
    Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large pot or Dutch Oven. Add half of the pork and onions. Cook until pork is browned. Remove from pot. Heat remaining oil and add remaining pork. Cook until browned.
  • 3
    Return already cooked pork to the pan and add 2 cups of broth, apple cider and cider vinegar. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer, covered for 1 hour.
  • 4
    Then add pumpkin and carrots. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer, covered until vegetables are tender, about 30m minutes.
  • 5
    Then add potatoes and apples. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • 6
    If sauce is to think add remaining or extra broth. Enjoy! :)
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