Cheesy Pork Enchilada Stew

Take an extra step to simplify dinner with an easy slow-cooker recipe such as this Cheesy Pork and Enchilada Stew for a quick, savory supper. With effortless recipes like these, you’ll always have an answer to the age-old question "what's for dinner?"

Cheesy Pork Enchilada Stew

(Family Features) Variety certainly is the spice of life, but after a long day, it’s easy to get stuck in a mealtime rut and turn to the same dishes each week. With fast-paced lifestyles, many families are left with little time to come up with new, creative meals.

However, with freshly seasoned ingredients like Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork, a delicious, healthy and hassle-free meal can be made in 30 minutes or less. These 100 percent fresh pork products are slow-marinated in delicious seasonings like Roasted Garlic & Herb and Applewood Smoked Bacon, and can be grilled, roasted, sauteed or slow-cooked for a fast mealtime solution any night of the week.

Ingredients

  • 1 package Smithfield Boneless Pork Shoulder Seasoned Carnitas
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • Hot sauce
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans red enchilada sauce
  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chiles
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • Fresh cilantro
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup no-salt-added chicken stock
  • 1/2 large red onion, diced
  • Sour cream
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Place carnitas in 5-quart slow cooker. Add corn flour and toss to coat meat.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients except cream cheese and shredded cheddar. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4-5 hours (LOW 7-9 hours).
  3. Break meat apart with spoon. Add cheeses and stir until melted.

Prep: 10 min | Cook: 4-5 hr | Yield: 8 servings

Tip: Leftover stew can be made into dip. Heat 6 cups stew; add 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese and 4 ounces cream cheese; stir until melted. Serve with tortilla chips.

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