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: 8 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 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: 371 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 635mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 28g 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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sewfungramma User ID: 5461016 194847
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"

Pamlico User ID: 6807887 194846
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2012

"Not good at all! Pretty awful actually."

niagaracat User ID: 3122379 194845
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."

agirlandthreeboys User ID: 6303799 178931
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!"

NWW User ID: 6291086 177990
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."

ephelan80 User ID: 155608 116783
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2011

"This was delicious! I trimmed all the fat from the pork and left out the coriander and vinegar. My husband loved it and asked that I make this recipe a "regular." We both added salt & pepper at the table. Since there are only 2 of us and it makes 6 servings I plan to freeze some for later."

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