Great Depression Pork Stew

“A hearty, filling stew invented by my mother during the "Great Depression" to keep her growing boys happy. She only needed two pork chops to feed six people. Hot biscuits are almost required as the side for this stew. Good anytime of the year, especially when unexpected dinner time guests show up.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil pork until it falls from the bone. Cut into small bite sized pieces ( fat as well ) and return to pot with some salt and pepper and keep on slow simmer.
  2. Peel and cut potatoes into bite size chunks.
  3. Roughly dice the onion and celery. Add all vegetables and boulion cubes to the pot and bring to a boil. Simmer low until vegetables are done. Thicken with a mix of flour and cold water. Taste for salt or pepper.
  4. The stew is white with some green so you might want to add a chopped carrot for color.
  5. Serve in deep soup bowls with biscuits on the side. Some may want to add ketchup to their bowl of stew. This is OK - I do it.
  6. You may substitute and inexpensive cut of pork for this recipe.

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