Cuban-Style Pork and Sweet Potato Slow Cooker Stew
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This stew's both a little spicy and a little sweet. Serve with a salad of black beans, orange and red onion tossed with low-fat vinaigrette.
uncooked sweet potato(es)1 pound(s), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
uncooked lean only pork loin1 pound(s), cut into 1-inch pieces
canned diced tomatoes14 ½ oz, with green chiles
garlic clove(s)1 medium clove(s), minced
unsweetened orange juice¼ cup(s)
uncooked scallion(s)2 medium, chopped (green parts only)
table salt1 tsp
ground cumin1 tsp
black pepper¼ tsp
fresh lime juice2 Tbsp
cilantro2 Tbsp, fresh, chopped
- Place potatoes, pork, tomatoes, garlic, orange juice, scallions, salt, cumin and pepper in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker; cover and cook on low setting for 7 hours.
- Stir in lime juice and cilantro; cover slow cooker and cook for 5 minutes more. Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving (including some cooking liquid).