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Homestyle stew

15 May 2018
Homestyle stew

Homestyle stew

This easy and affordable pork stew has a rich, meaty sauce with so much flavour, even the veggies take on a meaty taste

Homestyle stew

Serves 4 – 6

45 ml (3 Tbsp) olive oil

1 kg pork, cut into 2 cm cubes

1 medium onion, coarsely chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 leeks in thick slices

3 ml (½ tsp) ground paprika

500 ml (2 cups) beef stock

15 ml (1 Tbsp) freshly chopped rosemary or 5 ml (1 tsp) dried

salt and pepper to taste

350 g green beans

3 large carrots, peeled and cut into thick slices

4 patty pans, halved

15 ml (1 Tbsp) cake flour for thickening (optional)

Heat oil in a heavy-based saucepan and brown the pork cubes until golden.

Add onion, garlic and leeks and sauté until soft. Add paprika and fry for about 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add stock, rosemary and seasoning.

Bring to the boil, cover and reduce heat. Simmer for about 30 minutes or until the pork is tender.

Add beans, carrots and patty pans and simmer for a further 15 minutes.

If preferred, thicken sauce with a paste of flour and water. Serve immediately.


Substitute vegetables with ½ butternut, peeled and cut into 3 cm cubes or 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed.

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