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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 279.9
  • Total Fat: 13.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 45.4 mg
  • Sodium: 19,283.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 12.8 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 kilo pork
    1 big can of tomato sauce
    2 potatoes, peeled and quartered
    1 big carrot, peeled and cut into cubes
    1 green bell pepper, sliced vertically
    1 can sweet green peas
    1 laurel leaf
    1 onion, quartered
    4 cloves garlic, crushed
    salt and pepper to taste
    2 cups water


1. Heat the casserole and pour a little oil. Once hot, saute garlic and onion.

2. Add in pork. Fry for 5 minutes then pour in the water. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and let it simmer for 15 minutes.

3. Mix in the tomato sauce in the casserole and let it simmer again for 20 minutes or until the meat is tender.

4. Once tender, combine the potatoes, green peas, carrots and stir in gently. Turn off the heat after 5 minutes.

Serving Size: makes 5-6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MIKMIK5.

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