Friday, March 4, 2022

Quick Pork Stew with Tomatoes from Vicki Delany

 I found pork tenderloin on sale so I bought several pieces and thought I’d give this a try for something different. This is a quick and very easy stew and I’ll say it’s okay if you don’t have a lot of time.  If you do have time, I far prefer the pork tenderloin I make in the slow cooker.  Here’s the link to that recipe. Mystery Lovers' Kitchen: Crock Pot Pork Tenderloin ( It would be nice with egg noodles, but I didn't have any so I just used penne and that worked fine. 

Quick Pork Stew with Tomatoes


1 1/4 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces

Salt and freshly ground pepper

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 medium onions, chopped

2 red bell peppers, chopped

1 tablespoon paprika

3 tablespoons tomato paste

2 1/2 cups chicken broth


Season pork with salt and pepper. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pot over medium-high. Add pork and cook, stirring a few times, until browned in places and almost cooked through, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pot. Add onion and bell peppers, season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are golden in places, 7 to 9 minutes. Stir in paprika and tomato paste; cook 30 seconds.

Stir in broth; boil until mixture is reduced to the consistency of a thin gravy, about 10 14 minutes. Return pork and any accumulated juices to pot; simmer until pork is just cooked through, about another 10 minutes.

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  1. "I’ll say it’s okay if you don’t have a lot of time. "
    I admire your truth in advertising!
    Interestingly, I'm making a pork loin roast (not a tenderloin) tomorrow. It must be in the air!

  2. My husband is finally taking his diabetes diagnosis seriously so I'm looking for recipes like this one since he's a "meat & potatoes & pasta" guy. Thank you for sharing a quick, simple recipe!