Nigerian Pumpkin Pork Stew

Recipe Description

serves 2-3


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon crushed dried basil leaves
  • 2 lbs lean Pork tenderloins, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 15 ounces 100% pumpkin puree
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup rose extract or white Zinfandel wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 lb green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  1. HEAT olive oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add Onion, garlic and basil; cook for 1 minute or until Onion is tender. Add Pork; cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Add tomatoes with juice, pumpkin, broth, wine, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  2. ADD potatoes, green beans and cinnamon stick. Cover; cook over low heat for 1 hour or until potatoes are tender. Remove cinnamon stick before serving
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