Curried Cider-Pork Stew


This hearty one-pot meal combines all your family's favorite ingredients -- pork, apples, carrots, and butternut squash -- into a satisfying soup recipe.

Curried Cider-Pork Stew
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
35 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins


  • 2 pound boneless pork shoulder

  • 4 medium red and/or green crisp-tart cooking apples

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 1 large onion, cut into thin wedges

  • 2 teaspoon curry powder

  • 1 14 ounce can chicken broth

  • cup apple cider or apple juice

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 12 ounce baby carrots with tops, trimmed, or packaged peeled baby carrots

  • 2 stalks celery, sliced

  • 1 - 1 ½ pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed (2 cups)

  • Sour cream, shredded orange peel, snipped fresh oregano and/or freshly ground pepper (optional)


  1. Trim fat from pork; cut pork in 1-inch cubes. Peel, core, and chop two apples; set aside. In a 4-quart Dutch oven brown pork, half at a time, in hot oil; return all pork to pan. Add chopped apples, onion, and curry powder; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add broth, cider, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add carrots and celery to pork mixture; return to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cut remaining apples into 1/4-inch-thick wedges. Add apples and squash to pan. Cover; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until pork and vegetables are tender. Serve with sour cream, orange peel, oregano and pepper. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

379 Calories
14g Fat
31g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 379
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 526mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 30.7mg 154%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Potassium 1166mg 25%
Folate, total 60.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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