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Harvest Butternut & Pork Stew Recipe
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Harvest Butternut & Pork Stew Recipe

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Cure your craving for something different with a savory stew that’s tasty with warm bread. —Erin Chilcoat, Smithtown, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 7-1/2 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 7-1/2 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder butt roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2-3/4 cups cubed peeled butternut squash
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-2/3 cups frozen shelled edamame, thawed

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 371 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 635 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 1-1/2 starch 1 vegetable 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine 1/3 cup flour, paprika, salt and coriander. Add pork, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, brown pork in oil in batches; drain. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add the squash, tomatoes, corn, onion, vinegar and bay leaf. In a small bowl, combine broth and remaining flour until smooth; stir into slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until pork and vegetables are tender. Stir in edamame; cover and cook 30 minutes longer. Discard bay leaf. Yield: 6 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Harvest Butternut & Pork Stew in Simple & Delicious October/November 2011, p22

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Reviewed Sep. 26, 2013

"I don't care for edamame, so I substituted a can of baby lima beans, drained. Next time I will try frozen cut green beans"

Reviewed Oct. 15, 2012

"Not good at all! Pretty awful actually."

Reviewed Oct. 11, 2012

"This was our first time having edamame and we found out we are not fans of it but the stew was great."

Reviewed Oct. 30, 2011

"Love this recipe! I was looking for an easy recipe to make for a friend of mine that just had a baby and this one was perfect. She loved it!"

Reviewed Oct. 20, 2011

"Made this for dinner this evening, and it was really great! Followed the recipe exactly, adding salt and pepper to taste. Served over brown rice with buttered sweet bread for a delicious fall meal."

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