A slow cooker makes the pork and vegetables extra tender in this main dish stew recipe. Apples and apple cider tenderize and add sweetness.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




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  • Cut meat into 1-inch cubes. In a 3-1/2- to 5-1/2 quart slow cooker, combine meat, potatoes, carrots, onions, apple, celery, and tapioca. Stir in apple juice, salt, caraway seeds, and pepper.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 12 hours or high-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours. If desired, garnish individual servings with celery leaves.


Tips: For Easy Cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

244 calories; protein 20.5g; carbohydrates 32.6g; dietary fiber 5.3g; sugars 14.6g; fat 3.5g; saturated fat 1.1g; cholesterol 56.1mg; vitamin c 12.6mg; folate 42.5mcg; calcium 56mg; iron 1.6mg; magnesium 49.8mg; potassium 875.7mg; sodium 468.5mg.

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Made the recipe as directed. It ended up turning out quite bland and overly sweet. This recipe needs cinnamon desperately along with maybe some bacon and other savory/smoky influences. Or at the very least 1/2 and 1/2 apple juice to broth for the liquid portion. Personally I'd omit the apple pieces as well as their texture wasn't great in the final product Read More