Thursday, January 20, 2011

Pork and Sausage Stew


I'm tired of the fog that has been hanging around here lately and figured a nice hearty stew was in order.  Pork & Sausage Stew is this recipe I've had, well let's just say forever.  I remember buying my first cookbook from a door to door salesman, while working at my first job.  Can you imagine that happening these days?

I can't even remember the name of the book, but there was this one recipe that I had to make, it was called pork and sausage stew.  Even way back then, I couldn't leave recipes well enough alone. Or maybe I just have a problem following directions.  So I changed it to suit my needs.

Ingredients:
2 medium onions, sliced
4 tbsp. vegetable oil
4 tbsp. flour


Heat a large skillet on medium heat and add oil, then onions.  Cook for 5 minutes then add flour and cook an additional 5 minutes.

1 pound thin cut pork chops
1 pound pork breakfast sausages


Add pork chops and sausages to skillet.

3 cups low-sodium chicken stock (I know the picture shows 4; just ignore the lady who went off memory!)
6 oz. tomato paste
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


To the skillet add the chicken stock, tomato paste, salt and pepper, stir to combine.  Bring to a boil, then turn heat down to simmer and cook for 1 hour 30 minutes.  

It's is such a simple dish, but it's so tasty.  I like to serve it over egg noodles, but feel free to try it with rice or whatever you have on hand.

Enjoy,

Gina

17 comments:

  1. Stews and soups are my favorite this time of year :)

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  2. This looks so good. hearty, flavorful and delicious. Thanks for sharing.

    Velva

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  3. This looks PERFECT for a quick weekend supper...and sometimes the simplest of ingredients combine to make a wonderful dish!!! Pork and sausage? A really great combo!!!

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  4. You're killin' me! This looks so delicious! Definitely good for instant comfort and warming the bones. *WANT*

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  5. Oh man, I could use some of that right now, we are having our second snow day in two weeks. ARGH!

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  6. That looks so delicious. What a wonderful comfort food.

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  7. Mmmm double pork dinner. That would chase away any lingering cold and fog in the kitchen. And maybe make me smile about the every-other-day snow.

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  8. Your stew looks so good and would warm your tummy and your kitchen. Exactly what we need here with -20 below wind chills!!! Brrr!

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  9. Gina-Your pork stew looks so inviting, yummy, and comforting with the noodles. Great recipe, and I love the photos.
    Also, your amazing traditional pig roast is quite a feast, that I would love to be a part of!
    Your nieces look so adorable, and happy. Such nice traditional memories for them too!

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  10. Delicious and comforting...a perfect weekend meal!

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  11. This looks very flavorful. The sauce looks so great and very simple. My kind of dish:)

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  12. Definitely a delicious and hearty comfort dish that would hit the spot on a cold and wintry day - like almost everyone across the nation is having!

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  13. Hi Gina

    now thats a stew I could really enjoy! What an interesting combination, definitely a hearty rib sticking stew! I hope the fog has cleared, were having lovely 15 degree weather today with the coldest day yet to come on monday....sigh......How I do miss Texas!
    Cheers
    DEnnis

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  14. This looks so flavorful and hearty. I have been nursing a cold all week, and I need something as filling as this to give me the strength to press on through the new week! Thank you for sharing this tasty recipe with me. Have a Sunday full of laughter, love and plates of good food!

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  15. While I am here I checked this post too LOL!
    Looks absolutely amazing and delicious!Love your photos!

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  16. We just bought sausage links from our local butcher. This looks like a delicious recipe to cook them up!

    Kristi

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  17. That is quite a stew...this is a perfect time of year for warm and comforting dishes like this :)

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