Classic Pork Stew

Stews are a budget friendly way to feed yourself and your family. Stews are versatile and you can add as little or as much ingredients as you like. Use your favorite cut of pork to make this stew and have this hearty dish as is or pair with rice.

Ingredients (for 2)

  • 2 pork tenderloin steaks (about 10 oz.)
  • 1 large potato
  • 1/2 cup porcini mushrooms
  • 1/2 carrot
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 leek
  • 1/2 shallot
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 red tomato
  • 1/2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1/2 garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • a touch of fresh thyme, oregano, parsley and bay leaves
  • salt & pepper


  • Cube pork and put into a bowl along with flour, salt and pepper; toss to combine
  • Put oil into a big dutch oven and heat then add in the pork
  • Cook until golden, remove from pot and place on a dish (covered)
  • Add garlic, shallots and leeks to pot and cook for 3 minutes, then add wine and use spoon to stir and scrape pan
  • Put in potatoes (chopped), tomatoes, bay leaves, oregano, carrots, broth, vinegar and thyme
  • Stir to combine and cook for 5 minutes until mixture comes to a boil
  • Add pork to pot, cover and cook for 30 minutes
  • Put in mushrooms and cook for an additional 15 minutes
  • Serve hot with a touch of parsley and enjoy!

Tips from the Chef

It is best to use cuts of pork that have some fat on them: lean pork may dry out as it cooks for a long time…