Some kind of meat, bacon, root vegetables, herbs, red wine, Dijon mustard, bay leaves….these are all ingredients that often goes into my stews.
There is something about that combination of flavors that is very comforting to me, and with not much effort you can have a delicious dish ready that you can serve pretty much any day!
Cooking it in a slow cooker also makes it possible to have it on weeknights, just prep the ingredients the night before and then throw them in the slow cooker before you go to work…not much beats coming home after a long day to a house that smells wonderful and all you have to do is to pull out a few plates and dig in.
If you’ve been paying attention, you might be thinking “Heeey, wait a minute…two pork stew recipes in a row??”
Yes, my I know the previous recipe also was for a pork stew and no, that’s not all I eat…it just happened to turn out that way.
(This pork stew is very different from the previous one though, both in flavor and looks.)
Anyway, here’s what to do if you want to give it a shot: