Pork and Apple Supper Recipe
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Pork and Apple Supper Recipe

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Our part of upstate New York was settled by the Dutch, and this recipe originated there. This is also apple country, with at least 10 major orchards within a 15-mile radius of our home.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless pork, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 10 to 12 small red potatoes (about 2 pounds), quartered
  • 4 medium tart apples, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, brown pork in oil. Add water, bouillon, thyme, pepper and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until pork is tender.
  2. Add potatoes; cover and cook for 15 minutes. Add apples; cover and cook for 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender. Discard bay leaf.
  3. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into pork mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Pork and Apple Supper in Country October/November 1999, p51

This recipe pairs well with a medium white wine.

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

I am also from the Albany, NY area so I had to try this! Very good. I didn't have Thyme so I used a mixture I had on hand that had thyme in it. My apples and potatoes came out over-soft, even though I followed the recommended times, BUT... It was very tasty and my husband cleaned his bowl quickly! He said it's a definite do again!

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2013

This was a great recipe for leftover pork tenderloin. My husband and I both liked it.

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Reviewed Oct. 16, 2011

This turned out very good. Pork was very tender. Be sure to keep the potatoes on the small side and the apples on the thick side, otherwise the potatoes will be uncooked and the apples will be mush!

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Reviewed Dec. 30, 2009

Thought this was fantastic! Quick, easy and delicious! Many thanks!

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