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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.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
4 hrs 25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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

1 2/3 cups
180 calories; protein 15g; carbohydrates 22.5g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 1.9g; fat 4.1g; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 36.9mg; vitamin a iu 628.8IU; vitamin c 100.3mg; calcium 39.3mg; iron 2.8mg; magnesium 48.6mg; potassium 781.6mg; sodium 251mg.

4 lean protein, 2 starch, 1/2 vegetable