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pork stew

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
J. White Harris
Gallatin, TN

I originally put this pork stew together to use some pork belly that I had in the freezer. It really turned out good. Next I made this with part of a pork roast and that was great too. It is a very versatile recipe that can be made with any pork meat that you have on hand.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 to 8 servings
prep time 30 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pork stew

  • 1-1/2 lb
    pork butt or pork belly
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 md
    onion, halved, sliced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1
    bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 2
    jalapeño peppers, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    masa harina
  • 1 lg
    can tomatoes, or 3 medium tomatoes chopped
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • salt, to taste
  • fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish

How To Make pork stew

  • 1
    cut the pork into 1/2" cubes.
  • 2
    Heat oil in a dutch oven. Note: if using pork belly you will not need the oil.
  • 3
    Add the meat, onion, garlic, jalapeno, and bell pepper. Cook, stirring often, until meat is browned and vegetables are tender.
  • 4
    Add Masa harina and stir until blended well.
  • 5
    Add broth and tomatoes, salt, pepper, oregano, and cumin. Mix well. Use a wooden spoon to loosen up any goodies on the bottom of the Dutch oven.
  • 6
    Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  • 7
    Serve this with tortillas and make tacos. ---or--- Serve with rice and beans. Either way enjoy!

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