Pork Stew (Styrisches Schweineres)

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This one-pot meal originated in the province of Styria, in the southeast of Austria. Since most Styrians work on farms or in vineyards, they like to eat heartily, and this stew satisfies their appetites."

From Cooking The Austrian Way.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
1 Hr 45 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1 large
    onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, peeled and finely minced
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery, washed and chopped
  • 4 large
    pork ribs (about 2 lbs)
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
  • 3 c
    hot water
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2
    carrots, washed and cut into pieces
  • 2
    potatoes, peeled and cut into pieces
  • 1 small
    head white cabbage, washed and chopped
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream, mixed with 1 tablespoon milk

How to Make Pork Stew (Styrisches Schweineres)


  1. Heat the butter in a large pot and saute onion, garlic, and celery until they are golden brown.
  2. Put ribs in pot, sprinkle with salt, pepper, and paprika, and brown slightly on each side, pushing onions to side of pot.
  3. Sprinkle mixture with flour and stir. Add water, bay leaf, and vinegar.
  4. Cover pot, turn heat to low, and simmer for 1 hour.
  5. Add carrots, potatoes, and cabbage and continue to simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove bay leaf, stir in sour cream/milk mixture and more
    water if needed. Turn off heat, let mixture set for 5 minutes to blend flavors, then serve.

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About Pork Stew (Styrisches Schweineres)

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Eastern European

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