Cuban Style Pork and Sweet Potato Slow Cooker Stew

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Cuban Style Pork and Sweet Potato Slow Cooker Stew
Submitted by: Michelle Hemphill

 Prep Time: 20 minutes
 Cook Time: 7 hours
 Servings: 4-6 servings


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 pound lean pork loin, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 14.5 oz canned diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 medium scallions, chopped (green parts only)
  • 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, fresh, chopped


Place potatoes, pork, tomatoes, garlic, orange juice, scallions, salt, cumin and pepper in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low setting for 7 hours.

Stir in lime juice and cilantro, cover slow cooker, and cook for 5 minutes more.


I used fingerling potatoes instead of sweet potatoes and I didn't peel them, just sliced them in about 1 inch pieces.