Salt Pork And Potato Stew

Salt Pork and Potato Stew: Such a delicious dish to be made from very homely ingredients.


1 quart

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


12 small red potatoes
1/4 pound salt pork, chopped
2 cups water
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup hot milk
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
Fresh parsley sprigs (optional)


Cook potatoes in boiling water 15 to 20 minutes or until tender; drain potatoes and let cool. Peel potatoes.

Combine potatoes, salt pork, water, onion, chopped parsley, and pepper in a small Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 45 minutes.

Combine hot milk and flour, stirring until smooth. Add milk mixture to stew; cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until stew is slightly thickened. Garnish with fresh parsley sprigs, if desired. Serve immediately.