Total Time
1hr
Prep 25 mins
Cook 35 mins

A homey dish to make on a cold day. It's fast and uncomplicated, provided you have all the ingredients on hand.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oil and butter in a heavy-bottomed stew pot and add the pork cubes; brown them.
  2. Add the onion and cook until just beginning to turn golden.
  3. Add the carrots, parsnips and squash; pour in the beer and some of the water.
  4. Hit the cheesecloth bag of spices with a rolling pin to break the seeds and add it to the pot.
  5. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.
  6. Add the fennel, cabbage and apples, and any water or additional beer if needed.
  7. Cover and simmer another 5-7 minutes, until the apples are tender.
  8. Season to taste.
  9. Fish out the cheesecloth bag.
  10. Serve in a tureen with as much or little liquid as you like, and sprinkle it with chopped fresh parsley.

Reviews

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Most Helpful

Very good stew with an interesting mix of vegetables which we enjoyed with popovers! Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ September 25, 2006

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