7

Cuban-Style Pork and Sweet Potato Slow Cooker Stew

Total Time
7 hr 20 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
7 hr 5 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
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.
Ingredients

uncooked sweet potato(es)

1 pound(s), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

uncooked lean only pork loin

1 pound(s), cut into 1-inch pieces

canned diced tomatoes

14½ oz, with green chiles

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), minced

unsweetened orange juice

¼ cup(s)

uncooked scallion(s)

2 medium, chopped (green parts only)

table salt

1 tsp

ground cumin

1 tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

fresh lime juice

2 Tbsp

cilantro

2 Tbsp, fresh, chopped

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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).

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