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Contest-Winning Green Chili Pork Stew

Anyone living in or visiting the Southwest knows green chilies are a staple. I grew up on this delicacy and thought everyone must know how delicious it is. It seems to be even more popular now in this area.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Cook: 65 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (2-1/2 to 3 pounds), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (28 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 to 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies
  • 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons fennel seed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, brown pork in oil over medium heat on all sides. Add onion and garlic; saute for 3-5 minutes. Drain. Add the water, tomatoes, chilies, potatoes and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Add beans; cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until the meat and vegetables are tender.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 232 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 523mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 17g protein.

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