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Healthy Low Calorie Stew

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Healthy Stew

Healthy Stew

Kimberley K. Eggleston
I like to slow cook the pork in this healthy stew throughout the day. That way, right before dinner the stew is simple to throw together. Serve with warm, whole wheat rolls.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 hours, 25 minutes

Total Time: 10 hours, 35 minutes


  • 1 lb. pork shoulder roast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped shallot
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 5 large, peeled carrots, sliced into 1/4 inch coins
  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 bay leaf


1. Rub the pork shoulder roast with salt and pepper. Place in a slow cooker with 1/4 cup water, and cook on low for 10 hours.

2. Remove the roast from the slow cooker, and shred using two forks. Place the pork in a large plastic bag, along with the flour, and toss to coat.

3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shallot and onion, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often until tender. Add the pork, discarding any excess flour, and cook for an additional minute. Add the beef broth, carrots, potatoes, and bay leaf, and simmer 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste. Remove the bay leaf before serving.

Serves 6

Per Serving Calories 315

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 4 out of 5
Different and yummy, Member adorisa

This was a very tasty stew. The meat shredded easily, I did need to add more water 5 hours into cooking as it had dried and was beginning to burn. Flavors were nice, mine was slightly salty but I think that was my fault. Sauce wasn't too thick or thin, it was just right. Delicious served with fresh bread or rolls.

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