Cook1 hr 50 mins
Hearty and savory, pumpkin gives this soup a distinctly African tone. The addition of tomato, potato and green beans makes this pork dish a complete meal.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon crushed dried basil leaves
- 2 lbs lean pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
- 15 ounces 100% pumpkin puree
- 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1⁄2 cup rose extract or 1⁄2 cup white zinfandel wine
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt (optional)
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 1⁄2 lb green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 cinnamon stick
- HEAT olive oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and basil; cook for 1 minute or until onion is tender. Add pork; cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Add tomatoes with juice, pumpkin, broth, wine, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
- ADD potatoes, green beans and cinnamon stick. Cover; cook over low heat for 1 hour or until potatoes are tender. Remove cinnamon stick before serving.
Wow! Blue Rose Wow! This was absolutely amazing.I don't usually enjoy stews but I couldn't help but love this one. The addition of pumpkin and cinnamon makes this dish extra special. The textures and flavours all blended beautifully together to creat a soothing, filling and delicious dish. Thanks so much for sharing.