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Pork Stew is a super easy and totally cozy dinner. Made in the slow cooker or instant pot, this is packs in some serious flavor without all the hassle!

Pork Stew (Crockpot + Instant Pot)

Pork Stew is a super easy and totally cozy dinner. Made in the slow cooker or instant pot, this is packs in some serious flavor without all the hassle!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword pork stew
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Jessy Freimann, The Life Jolie

Ingredients

  • 3 large carrots, sliced
  • 2 ribs celery, sliced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4-5 boneless pork chops, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 cans chicken broth
  • 3 Tablespoons white wine (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4-6 tbsp corn starch
  • 2-3 Tablespoons water
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Instructions

Crockpot instructions

  1. In crockpot combine carrots, celery, onion, garlic, pork chunks, broth, wine, salt pepper and thyme until well combined.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours.

  3. Towards the end of the cooking time, combine corn starch and water to make a slurry.

  4. Stir slurry and peas into the crockpot. Taste for seasoning and adjust seasonings if needed.

  5. Cover and increase the crockpot to high heat.

  6. Cook for an additional 30 minutes to thicken. Serve immediately.

Instant Pot instructions

  1. In Instant Pot combine onion, garlic, pork chunks, broth, wine, salt pepper and thyme until well combined.

  2. Cover and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes with a 10 minute natural release.

  3. Open the Instant Pot and add carrots and celery.

  4. Cover and cook on high pressure for 5 minutes and end with a quick release.

  5. Towards the end of the cooking time, combine corn starch and water to make a slurry.

  6. Uncover and turn the Instant Pot to the Saute setting.

  7. Add slurry and peas to the stew and simmer until stew has thickened and peas are tender. Taste for seasoning and adjust seasonings if needed. Serve immediately.