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Italian Shredded Pork Stew

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours

Makes

9 servings (3-1/2 quarts)

Need a warm meal for a chilly night? Throw together this slow-cooked stew that’s brightened with fresh sweet potatoes, kale and Italian seasoning. The shredded pork is so tender, you’re going to want to make this dish all season long. —Robin Jungers, Campbellsport, Wisconsin
Italian Shredded Pork Stew Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups chopped fresh kale
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (2-1/2 to 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • Sour cream, optional

Directions

  1. Place the sweet potatoes, kale, onion and garlic in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Place roast on vegetables. Add the beans and seasonings. Pour broth over top. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 8-10 hours.
  2. Remove meat; cool slightly. Skim fat from cooking juices. Shred pork with 2 forks and return to slow cooker; heat through. If desired, garnish with sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups (calculated without sour cream): 283 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 860mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein.

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