Thursday, October 16, 2008

Autumn Harvest Stew / Slow Cooker Thursday

This is for Slow-Cooker Thrsday, Hosted By Sandra at FamilyCorner. Go check out her blog for some other recipes and join in ,if you like.

1 pound boneless pork shoulder
2 cups cubed, peeled sweet potatoes
2 medium parsnips , peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (1 3/4 cups)
2 small cooking apples, cored and cut into 1/4-inch slices (1 3/4 cups)
1 medium onion, chopped
3/4 teaspoon dried Watkins thyme , crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried Watkins rosemary, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon Watkins pepper
2 cups apple cider or apple juice

Trim fat from meat. Cut pork into 1-inch cubes.
In a 31/2- or 4-quart crockery cooker layer potatoes, parsnip, apples, and onion. Sprinkle with thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Add meat. Pour apple cider or juice over all.

Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 31/2 to 4 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender.
Ladle into bowls. Makes 4 servings.


Sandra said...

Oh I love stew especially at this time of the year. Can't wait to try this one :)

Cooking and the City said...

looks delicious! :-)