Want to try a new dish, but not sure what to make? This sweet and sour pork is the dish for you! Not only is it budget-friendly, but it is heart-healthy and can help manage blood sugar.

Sweet and Sour Pork


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 pound boneless pork loin cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 2 granny smith apples, unpeeled, cored, and cut into cubes

  • 1 cup frozen broccoli florets

  • 1 cup frozen carrot slices

  • ¾ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

  • 3 – 4 packets heat-stable artificial sweetener (sucralose)

  • ¼ cup cider vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons corn starch

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • Black pepper to taste


  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add oil and pork. Allow pork to brown on all sides.
  • Add apples, broccoli and carrots. Sauté for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add broth. Reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • Add brown sugar, heat-stable artificial sweetener, cider vinegar, cornstarch, Worcestershire sauce and black pepper.
  • Stir constantly until sauce thickens to your liking.

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  • This recipe is made possible through the American Heart Association. To learn more about the American Heart Association, and see more of their recipes, please visit https://www.heart.org/