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Tasty Pork and Potato Stew

Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

Satisfying comfort food, that is good for everyone in the family and easy to prepare

 30 ml Cooking oil (2 tablespoons)
 1 kg Stewing pork with bones, cut into chunks
 2 Onions, chopped
 2 Large potatoes, peeled and cubed
 2 Celery sticks, thickly sliced
 2 Large carrots, thickly sliced
 5 ml Ground ginger (1 teaspoon)
 20 ml Ground coriander (4 teaspoons)
 2 Bay leaves
 500 ml Chicken or vegetable stock (2 cups)
 410 g Butter beans, drained (1 tin)
 Salt and pepper to taste

Heat half the oil in a large pot and fry meat in batches until golden brown. Remove pork and set aside.


Heat the remaining oil in the same pot. Fry onions, potatoes, celery and carrots with ginger, coriander and bay leaves for a few minutes.


Add stock and meat and simmer with a lid for 1½ hours or until the meat is tender.


Add beans and simmer with a lid for another 15 minutes.


Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve hot with rice, pasta, pap or samp.


Replace the spices in this recipe with any other meat or chicken spice you may have in your home.
Add chopped veggies such as spinach and chopped cabbage together with the butter beans to the stew to increase the amount of servings.

Leave out the celery if you don’t have any available.