French Style Pork Stew With Root Vegetables

Recipe by QueenChefTC
READY IN: 3hrs




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