Vegetable Curry With Pork

Vegetable Curry With Pork

Happy Autumn Everyone! Are you in the mood for a healthy, versatile dish that’s perfect for the change in seasons? Why not whip up some curry this week!

I love this recipe for several reasons. First – it’s delicious! Curry is not something we usually serve in our household, so it’s always a delight to serve this wonderful meal.

Second, it’s versatile! These ingredients are easily adaptable to your family’s needs. You can go vegetarian by replacing the pork with extra vegetables and perhaps some tofu. You can also customize the recipe with the protein of your choice! We used pork because we’re watching our budget, but we’ve also made the recipe with lamb and it’s absolutely divine!

Finally, you can season the recipe according to your tastes. I’m a tad mild-mannered when it comes to food, but you spicy lads and lasses can turn up the heat if that floats your boat!

The final dish is delicious as is, but is also wonderful served over either basmati or brown rice!

2 Pounds Pork, Cubed
2 Large Brown Onions, Chopped
2 Rutabagas or Turnips, Cubed
2 Cups Carrots, Chopped
3 Medium Zucchini, Thickly Sliced
3 Medium Yellow Squash, Thinly Sliced
3 Cups Water
1 Package Golden Curry Sauce Mix, Mild
4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Ground Garlic
2-3 Teaspoons Black Pepper


1. In a large work, lightly sauté the carrots, onions, and rutabagas in 3 tablespoons of olive oil until the onions start to soften. Remove the vegetables from the pan and set aside, leaving any excess liquid in the pan.

Step 1: Lightly Saute The Vegetables

2. In the same wok, coat the pork with the remaining tablespoon of olive oil and pan juices. Season with black pepper and garlic. Cook until just brown.

Step 2: Add The Pork

3. Combine the cooked vegetables with the pork. Add 3 cups of water and the curry paste. Bring the water to a boil, making sure that the curry paste dissolves. Simmer until the liquid thickens.

4. When half of the liquid has evaporated and the sauce has started to thicken, add the squash.

Step 4: Add The Squash

5. Simmer until the squash softens and the sauce thickens.

Steps 5 & 6: Simmer & Thicken

6. Optional – Sauce Thickening Trick: If the sauce does not thicken sufficiently by the time the squash is soft, get a small bowl and combine 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with enough warm water to dissolve it into a thick, milky white liquid. Pour the liquid over the curry and stir thoroughly. Simmer for 5 more minutes, then remove from the heat.
Serve the curry as is or serve it over rice!

Yum – A Delicious Autumn Dish (but we serve it year round!)

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Cookbook Sundays at Brenda’s Canadian Kitchen
Recipe Swap Sundays at Remodelaholic
Slightly Indulgent Tuesdays at Simply Sugar Gluten Free
Tutorial Tuesdays at Hope Studios
What’s Cooking Wednesday at The King’s Court IV
Crafty Soiree #5 at Yesterday On Tuesday
Creative Share Blog Hop at Trendy Treehouse
Family Food Fridays at Get Healthy Cheap
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Whole Foods For The Holidays: Soups at GNOWFGLINS

26 Responses to “Vegetable Curry With Pork”

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  1. Coupon Mamacita says:

    Yummie recipes! Now I am hungry!

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  2. judie says:

    looks very yummy

    judie xx

  3. Amie says:

    Mmmm, I love me some curry! This looks delish! I usually put chicken in my curry but I'd love to try pork sometime.

  4. Bethany K. says:

    I've been blog hoppin' and found your blog!! That curry looks good!! I'll be making some tonight! 🙂

  5. Brenda says:

    I just love curry but only seem to eat it in the fall and winter. It just seems to suit that time of year, so I haven't had it in a while and you're making me crave it now. This looks wonderful, I love all the vegetables. Yum!! Thank you for submitting this to Cookbook Sundays!!! Have a great rest of your weekend.

  6. Tara says:

    This looks so delicious! Definitely gonna add this to my cookbook 🙂 Thanks! I'm visiting from Friendly Friday Blog Hop and am your newest follower 🙂

  7. Remaking Memories says:


    I look at so many blogs, I'm not quite sure how I ended up here. This recipe makes me so hungry just looking at it. You have a lovely site – very "creative". Really put my senses to work. If you have some time, I'd love you to stop by my site and say "hi". Oh, and be sure to enter my Fall giveaway.

  8. Kim says:

    Saw your post over at Brenda's Cookbook Sundays! I had to stop by because I love curry. It's so warmly spiced and comforting.

  9. April@The 21st Century Housewife says:

    Your dish looks delicious – curry is so nice this time of year!

  10. Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet says:

    This sounds delish! I love curry! i admit that i've never used turnips or rutabagas though.

  11. Christy says:

    wow..this looks amazing…i can just smell it in my imagination. YUM! thank you for linking up to tuesday night supper club!

  12. Purple Froggie Clay Stuff says:

    That looks pretty good.. I think I will try it.

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  13. a moderate life says:

    Hi Paper Princess, Thanks for sharing this recipe on the hearth and soul hop, which is the new name for Two for Tuesdays. The link you put up is not live, so could you please edit it so more people can join in the fun? I adore curries both hot and mild, but never thought to use pork in the recipe or summer squash. Very interesting idea! Alex@amoderatelife

  14. Miz Helen says:

    Your Pork Curry Dish looks wonderful. I will have to try it.
    Thank You…

  15. girlichef says:

    MMMM, what a delicious curry….perfect for warming you up on a chilly fall day! Thank you for sharing this with the hearth and soul hop this week!!

  16. Butterpoweredbike says:

    I have to laugh because I serve curries often in my house, I just can't call them that, because I've got one soul who swears that he doesn't like curries. Thank you for sharing your recipe with the Hearth and Soul hop.

  17. amandab says:

    I love this, (and I just learned that a rutabaga is a turnip! Winnie-the-Pooh had me scratching my head over that one!), and if I could convince my girl to eat food in a sauce I would love to cook it! Fussy child, let me eat yummy food!

  18. alicia says:

    What a great idea for fall. And I love that it's adaptable. Thanks so much for linkin it up to tasty tuesdays!

  19. Couscous & Consciousness says:

    Yum – I think I would like this with fish or shrimps.

  20. Christy says:

    Hmm, I am eating my own version of this curry right now – but mine doesn't have squash in it – I will so be adding that next time! Thanks for linking this to the hearth and soul hop!

  21. wacki04 says:

    Sounds delicious! I'd love for you to stop by What's Cooking Wednesday to share one of your recipes !! Hope to see you there 🙂

  22. Turning the Clock Back says:

    what a good way to use up summer zucchini!

    Thanks for stopping by for What's Cooking Wednesday…come back next week and link up again!


  23. Katie's Nesting Spot says:

    We never make curry, but this looks really good. I like all the big chunks of squash in it and my daughter would like the carrots. Maybe it's time to break out of the norm! Thanks for choosing to share with us A Crafty Soiree! I hope to see you next week too!

  24. Kimberly says:

    Mmmmm… sounds yummy. I'd skip the pork though, I'm vegetarian.
    Great blog! Came across your blog from one of the blog hops, and looking forward to reading more of your stuff. I am now following… feel free to follow back if you like!!!!
    All the best,

  25. Julie @ Get Healthy Cheap says:

    Your recipe looks great! I've never worked with curry but recently bought some hoping to be inspired. Recipes like this don't make it seem so scary but I've never seen a curry sauce, I'll have to look for it and try this out.

    Thanks for sharing at Family Food Fridays, hope to see again next week! 🙂

  26. Jerri says:

    What a great fall recipe! Looks yummy! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites!

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