Wednesday, September 23, 2009
" PORK AND CIDER STEW "
2 medium sweet potatoes ( 1 -1/4 lb. ), peeled and cut in 3/4 - inch pieces
3 small carrots, peeled and cut in 1/2 - inch thick pieces
1 cup onion, chopped
1 boneless pork shoulder ( 2 lbs. ), cut in 1 - inch pieces
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and coarsely chopped
1/4 cup flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon each of dried sage and thyme
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup apple cider
Layer sweet potatoes, carrots, onion, pork and apple in a 3 -1/2 quart or larger slow cooker.
In a small bowl stir together flour, salt, sage, thyme and pepper. Add apple cider; stir until smooth. Pour over meat and vegetables.
Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours until pork and sweet potatoes are tender when pieced.