Pork Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings

Pork Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings

  • Servings: 4
  • Course: Soups & Salads

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Ingredients

  • Reynolds® Slow Cooker Liner
  • 1 pound boneless pork shoulder roast
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 4 medium carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups)
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed (2 cups)
  • 1 12-ounce can (1-1/2 cups) beer or 1 1/2 cups apple juice
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 28-ounce can tomatoes, cut up
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

Step 1

Cut pork into 1-inch cubes. In a large skillet brown pork and garlic in hot oil. Drain well.

Step 2

Meanwhile, in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart crockery cooker combine carrots, potatoes, beer, tapioca, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, thyme, salt, nutmeg, and pepper. Stir in browned meat and undrained tomatoes.

Step 3

Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 9 to 11 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

Step 4

In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour,1/2 cup cheddar cheese, cornmeal, baking powder, and pepper. Combine beaten egg, milk, and oil. Add to flour mixture; stir with a fork just until combined. If stew was cooked on low-heat setting, turn crockery cooker to high-heat setting. Remove bay leaves. Stir stew; drop dumplings by tablespoonfuls onto stew.

Step 5

Cover; cook for 50 minutes more (do not lift cover). Sprinkle dumplings with 2 tablespoons cheese.

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