Pork and Potato Stew

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 45 minutes
  • 3 servings

There are dishes that are refined, and then there are those who lean more towards the simple, comfort food. This dish below is a perfect example of the second. Add enough veggies, spices, and a few potatoes, to make the dish even more savory. You can spice up the dish with some coriander seeds, chili, thyme, and dill.

Ingredients Needed for Pork and Potato Stew

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
10 ounces of pork shoulder
salt
pepper
1 teaspoon coriander seeds
1 onion, chopped
1 carrot, thinly sliced
1 small green chili, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 thyme sprigs
2 bay leaves
2 cups of beef stock
3 potatoes, small dices
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 spring onion, chopped
1 tablespoon butter
fresh dill (optional)

How to Cook Pork and Potato Stew

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the pork and season it with salt and pepper.
  2. Crush the coriander seeds and add them over the pork. Add the onion and a bit more vegetable oil if needed.
  3. Cook the meat until evenly cooked on all sides. Add the carrots, chili, tomato paste, and give it a good stir.
  4. Season with fresh thyme, bay leaves, and half of the beef stock. Cover it with a lid and simmer for the next 10 minutes.
  5. Add the potatoes, bell pepper, spring onion, butter, and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Pour the remaining stock and simmer for the next 20 minutes.
  7. Serve the dish with some fresh dill on top!

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