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Pork Stew with Green Chilies Recipe

"I came up with this hearty pork stew when trying to duplicate the recipe we enjoyed at a local restaurant," shares Doris Johns of Hurst, Texas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless pork loin roast, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 to 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, brown pork in oil. Add the onion, jalapenos, garlic, cumin, salt, pepper and bay leaf; saute until onion is tender. Add potatoes and water; bring to boil.
  • 2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Add tomatoes and chilies; simmer 10 minutes longer. Discard bay leaf before serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1-1/3 cups) equals 253 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 707 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 meat, 1-1/2 vegetable, 1 starch.