Pork and Pepper Stew


A spicy stew made with pork tenderloin and 4 types of peppers. A family favorite that is best served over rice.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
6 servings


  • ¼ cup bacon grease

  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2 inch strips

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 3 onions, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 3 tablespoons paprika

  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into strips

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips

  • 2 fresh jalapeno peppers, sliced into rings

  • 1 cup beef stock

  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 2 large cloves garlic, peeled and minced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 bay leaf


  1. Heat bacon grease in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the pork, and cook until evenly browned. Remove pork and liquid from the pot, and set aside.

  2. In the large pot, melt the butter over medium heat, and saute the onions until tender and lightly browned. Mix in the flour and paprika, and, stirring constantly, cook until thickened.

  3. Mix pork, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, and jalapeno peppers into the pot. Stir in the beef stock, tomato paste, garlic, salt, and bay leaf. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

408 Calories
24g Fat
15g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 408
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 737mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 89mg 443%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 999mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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