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Slow-Cooked Pork Verde Recipe

Slow-Cooked Pork Verde Recipe

Comforting and hearty, this midweek entree is perfect winter fare. Serve with French bread and a salad for a well-rounded supper. Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (10 ounces) green enchilada sauce
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. Place carrots in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cut roast in half; place in slow cooker. Add the beans, enchilada sauce and cilantro. Cover and cook on low for 4-1/2 to 5 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Remove roast to a serving platter; keep warm.
  • 2. Skim fat from cooking juices. Transfer the cooking liquid, carrots and beans to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with meat and rice. Yield: 8 servings.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.