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Italian Shredded Pork Stew

Need a warm, soothing meal for a blustery night? Throw together this slow-cooked stew loaded with sweet potatoes and kale. And the shredded pork is oh-so-tender! —Robin Jungers, Campbellsport, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours
  • Makes
    9 servings (3-1/2 quarts)

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

  • 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.
  • 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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