Slow Cooker Pork Stew – This is the best pork stew recipe! Made with classic stew ingredients such as carrots, potatoes, celery, and more cooked together in a slow cooker until tender.
Slow Cooker Pork Stew
My favorite way to make stews is in my slow cooker. I live by the “set and forget” mentality of cooking where all I do is pop things into my crock pot and then leave it to cook the rest of the day so that I can focus on other things. One of the best slow cooker stews is this pork stew recipe. Now it may sound weird to use pork in a stew but it really ends up with such a nice flavor that you are bound to love. In my opinion, it tastes even better the next day!
Common Questions About Making Pork Stew
What is pork stew?
Pork stew is a hearty, thick soup made with various vegetables and roots such as carrots, onions, celery, and potatoes. You can adjust the vegetables in it as need be by adding others such as peas or skipping those that you don’t enjoy. This is a flexible stew that can be adjusted for anyone’s taste and preferences.
What else can I add to pork stew?
There is a wide variety of additional things you can add to pork stew including –
- Sweet potato
- Butternut squash
What cut of pork is best for stew?
Generally, I go for the tenderloin but I know that the shoulder is also popular for stews.
How long does pork stew last in the fridge?
Generally, 3-4 days is about as long as you want to keep pork stew in the fridge. If you have leftovers that you want to save for longer, you can freeze it by transferring the cooled stew into an airtight container or freezer-safe bag.
Are there other ways I can cook pork stew?
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