Let your slow cooker work--while you're at work!--and come home to a delicious bowl of hearty stew for dinner. Full of potatoes, hominy, green chiles, and chunks of pork sirloin, this filling stew recipe takes just 25 minutes to prepare in the morning.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Trim fat from meat. Cut the meat into 1/2-inch pieces. Cook half of the meat in a large skillet in hot oil over medium-high heat until browned. Using a slotted spoon, remove the meat from the skillet. Repeat with the remaining meat and the onion. Drain off fat. Transfer all of the meat and the onion to a 3 1/2- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker.

  • Stir in potatoes, the water, hominy, green chile peppers, tapioca, garlic salt, cumin, ancho chile powder, ground pepper, and oregano. Cover and cook on Low for 7 to 8 hours or on High for 4 to 5 hours. If desired, garnish each serving with cilantro.


Equipment: 3 1/2- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker

Nutrition Facts

179.5 calories; protein 15g 30% DV; carbohydrates 22.5g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 1.9g; fat 4.1g 6% DV; saturated fat 1.3g 7% DV; cholesterol 36.9mg 12% DV; vitamin a iu 628.8IU 13% DV; vitamin c 100.3mg 167% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium 39.3mg 4% DV; iron 2.8mg 16% DV; magnesium 48.6mg 17% DV; potassium 781.6mg 22% DV; sodium 251mg 10% DV.

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I added some Hatch Valley flame roasted green chilies. it was very good. Read More