Rating: 3 stars
10 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 5 star values: 1

Sweet potatoes and sliced mushrooms add an interesting twist to this familiar comfort food. Although the pork takes a while to cook, the simmering is hands off.

Julianna Grimes
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2010

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Credit: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork evenly with salt and black pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan, and sauté for 8 minutes, turning to brown on all sides. Add broth and garlic to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 45 minutes or until pork is fork-tender. Remove pork from pan, reserving cooking liquid and garlic. Cool pork slightly; shred with two forks.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil to pan, and swirl to coat. Add potato and onion; sauté for 6 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add red pepper and mushrooms; cook for 3 minutes. Add cooking liquid and garlic; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and cook, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until liquid nearly evaporates, stirring occasionally. Stir in pork, and cook for 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with green onions.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

340 calories; fat 11.8g; saturated fat 3.4g; mono fat 6.2g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 28.3g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 5.7g; cholesterol 76mg; iron 2.9mg; sodium 732mg; calcium 78mg.
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