3/4 lb. boneless lean pork
nonstick spray coating
1 large onion, chopped
1 bay leaf
1 tbsp. instant beef or chicken bouillon
1/2 tsp. dried thyme, crushed
1/2 tsp. paprika
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 & 1/4 lbs. sweet potatoes (4 smalll), peeled and cubed
8 oz. fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 12 oz. pkg. frozen mixed vegetables
l tbsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. cold water
Trim any fat from pork. Cut into 1/2" cubes. Spray a cold Dutch oven with nonstick coating. Preheat the Dutch oven. Add pork. Cook and stir until pork is brown. Drain, Wipe Dutch over with paper towels.
Carefully add 2 & 1/2 cups water to Dutch oven. Stir in onion, bay leaf, bouillon granules, thyme, paprika, garlic, and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Bring to boil, reduce heat. Simmer for about an hour.
Stir in sweet potatoes, mushrooms, and frozen mixed vegetables. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer covered about 15 minutes or until potatoes and veggies are tender.
Stir together cornstarch and water. Stir into pork mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes longer. Discard bay leaf.
Submitted by beachlivin