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Spicy Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

A One Pot Spicy Pork And Sweet Potato Stew is an easy, healthy dish that’s rich in flavor. The simplicity of this recipe makes it perfect for busy weeknights. It can be prepared start to finish in about 40 minutes so you don’t have to spend the entire day in the kitchen just to have a healthy meal on the table. 

The foundation of this zesty dish is tenderloin—a lean cut of pork that cooks more quickly than tougher cuts of meat. The sweet potatoes, chili pepper, and other spices give this dish a bold flavor that your whole family will love.

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What Do You Need To Make One Pot Spicy Pork and Sweet Potato Stew?

How Do You Make One Pot Spicy Pork and Sweet Potato Stew?

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add red onion, celery, and garlic. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Cook, stirring frequently, until the veggies soften and develop a bit of color, approximately 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add pork tenderloin and sweet potatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until the meat begins to brown, around 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add black beans and spices and stir to combine. Cook for another 30 seconds, or just until the spices become fragrant. Taste and season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.
  4. Add crushed tomatoes and chicken stock and increase heat to high. Bring to boil, and then reduce heat to medium. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until pork is cooked through and the sweet potatoes are fork-tender, approximately 13-15 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and discard bay leaves. Stir in 3 tablespoons of fresh parsley. Taste and adjust seasonings, as desired.
  6. Top with remaining fresh parsley for garnish and serve immediately. Enjoy!

Our One Pot Spicy Pork and Sweet Potato Stew recipe is the perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to cook but doesn’t want to spend all day in the kitchen. Our easy pork stew recipe will be ready in just 25-30 minutes.  It’s great for busy weeknights or weekend meals with friends and family! It’s also super budget-friendly – only $4 per serving! And since this dish uses inexpensive cuts of meat, it’s an affordable meal that can feed your whole family on even the busiest nights. The best part about this sweet potato stew is that every bite tastes like a gourmet restaurant meal without any of the hassle or expense. Plus, everything cooks right into one pot, making clean up quick and simple! So, what are you waiting for? Scroll down now and get cooking today!

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One Pot Spicy Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

Yield: 4 cups
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

If you want to get dinner on the table fast, try this spicy pork and sweet potato stew! It takes very little prep work and comes together quickly so you can enjoy your meal without spending hours at the stove.

Ingredients

  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 
2 celery stalks, diced

  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

  • 1¼ lb. pork tenderloin, cut into 1” cubes
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1” cubes
  • 
1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 t. ground cumin

  • ½ t. chili powder
  • 2 t. Italian seasoning

  • ½ t. crushed red pepper flakes

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 14-oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 c. low-sodium chicken stock

  • ¼ c. fresh parsley, chopped, divided

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add red onion, celery, and garlic. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Cook, stirring frequently, until the veggies soften and develop a bit of color, approximately 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add pork tenderloin and sweet potatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until the meat begins to brown, around 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add black beans and spices and stir to combine. Cook for another 30 seconds, or just until the spices become fragrant. Taste and season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.
  4. Add crushed tomatoes and chicken stock and increase heat to high. Bring to boil, and then reduce heat to medium. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until pork is cooked through and the sweet potatoes are fork-tender, approximately 13-15 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and discard bay leaves. Stir in 3 tablespoons of fresh parsley. Taste and adjust seasonings, as desired.
  6. Top with remaining fresh parsley for garnish and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 522Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 103mgSodium 1024mgCarbohydrates 49gFiber 14gSugar 10gProtein 52g

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