French Style Pork Stew With Root Vegetables

Total Time
3hrs
Prep 1 hr
Cook 2 hrs

From a cooking class I did at a local community college. Can be done in the slow cooker.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. put the flour in a large bowl and season generously with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the pork in 4 batches, tossing to coat thoroughly.
  4. In a large covered casserole, heat 2 T. oil until simmering.
  5. Add onion, shallot and garlic and saute until translucent.
  6. Remove and set aside on a plate.
  7. Add 1/4 of the pork and cook over moderately high heat until browned, about 6 minutes, transfer to a plate.
  8. Brown the remaining floured pork in 3 batches, adding 2 T. of oil to the pot per batch.
  9. Reduce the heat if the casserole bottom darkens too much.
  10. Return all pork to the casserole.
  11. Add the wine and bring to a boil.
  12. Add the stock and return to a boil.
  13. Season with salt and pepper.
  14. Cover the casserole and braise the stew in the oven for about 1 hour, or until meat is nearly tender.
  15. Add the carrots, celery, parsnips, potatoes, fennel, thyme and bay leaves to the pork stew.
  16. Season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil, stirrring to distribute the vegetables.
  17. Cover the casserole, return to the oven and cook until the meat and vegetables are tender, about 1 hour.
  18. Remove thyme sprigs and bay leaves, season with salt and pepper.
  19. Serve and enjoy!
  20. **Can be made in slowcooker!
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I too took that class and it was fabulous.