Pumpkin pie spice and a hint of sweetness from dried apricots and raisins flatter both the pork and winter squash. Any type of winter squash will do, though butternut is easiest to peel.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
7 hrs
total:
7 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim fat from pork. Cut pork into 1-inch pieces. In a large skillet brown pork, half at a time, in hot oil about 5 minutes. Drain off fat.

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  • In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker place squash, onion, apricots, and raisins. Add pork. Sprinkle with instant flour, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Combine chicken broth and steak sauce; pour over meat.

  • Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours. Stir gently before serving. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

469 calories; fat 21g; cholesterol 115mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 33g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 12g; protein 38g; vitamin a 6365.3IU; vitamin c 13mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavin 0.6mg; niacin equivalents 8.7mg; vitamin b6 0.6mg; folate 28.2mcg; vitamin b12 1.2mcg; sodium 771mg; potassium 1219mg; calcium 80.8mg; iron 4mg.
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