Slow-Cooker Southwestern Pork Stew

With cornmeal, cumin and chili beans, the Mexican flavor in this hearty pork stew shines through.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 50 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
3
large cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
lb boneless pork shoulder, trimmed of fat, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1/4
cup cornmeal
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
can (15 to 16 oz) chili beans in sauce, undrained
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
cups Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn (from 1-lb bag)
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place onion and garlic. Top with pork. In small bowl, mix cornmeal, cumin, oregano and salt; sprinkle over pork and mix well. Add beans, tomatoes and broth; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Stir in corn. Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 30 minutes or until corn is tender.

Expert Tips

The cornmeal used in this tasty stew not only adds a unique flavor but also acts as a thickener.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
1140mg
1140%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
40g
40%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.