Pork Stew With Cornmeal Dumplings Recipe

Step 1

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

Step 2

Meanwhile, in crockpot combine carrots, potatoes, water, tapioca, sugar, worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, thyme, salt, nutmeg, and pepper. Stir in browned meat and undrained tomatoes. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 9-11 hours or on high-heat setting for 4-5 hours.

Step 3

If stew was cooked on low-heat setting, turn crockery cooker to high-heat setting. Prepare cormeal dumplings. Remove bay leaves. Stir stew; drop dumplings by tablespoonfuls onto stew. Cover; cook for 50 minutes more (DO NOT LIFT COVER). Sprinkle dumplings with cheese.

Step 4

DUMPLINGS: In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, cheddar cheese, cornmeal, baking powder, and pepper.

Step 5

Combine beaten egg, milk, and oil. Add to flour mixture; stir with a fork just till combined. Use in Pork stew with cornmeal dumplings, above.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2lb Pork roast; shoulder, bnlss
  • 1 Garlic clove; minced
  • 1tb Oil
  • 5md Carrots; cut 1/2" pieces
  • 3md Potatoes; peeled & cubed
  • 1 1/2c Water
  • 1/4c Tapioca; quick-cooking
  • 1tb Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1ts Thyme; dry and crushed
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Nutmeg; ground
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Pepper
  • 1cn Tomatoes; cut-up, (28oz)
---------CORNMEAL DUMPLINGS-------------
  • 1/2c Flour
  • 1/2c Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3c Cornmeal; yellow
  • 1ts Baking powder
  • Pepper
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • 2tb Milk
  • 2tb Oil
  • 2tb Cheddar cheese; shredded

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