Contest-Winning Green Chili Pork Stew
- 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
- 1. 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.
- 2. Add beans; cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until the meat and vegetables are tender.
1 cup: 232 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 523mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 17g protein.
Oct 2, 2019I think it turned out well,, that do not use Rotel tomatoes with green chili and green chili it might be a bit spicy for kids, you can cool it off with some sour cream homemade chips and cheese
Jan 22, 2015
Super bomb! I substituted the canned green chili with a frozen hot green chili. Gave it some serious spice. Also used chicken broth instead of water.
Aug 20, 2012
To be fair i am rating this stew 5 stars because my dinner guests loved it. However my husband and I didn't really care for it so I have passed the recipe along but won't be making it again myself. I think it is just a matter of personal tastes. I don't overly care for curry and my husband doesn't really like tomatoes, this recipe has a lot of both those things.
Nov 28, 2010
I found this recipe many years ago in the Taste of Home magazine. I cook it in my slow cooker on high a couple hours then turn in down to low for 4 hours, or cook all day on low. Definately my favorite recipe, I use pork, chicken, turkey, hamburger, left over roast/steak whatever I have on hand. Always excellent no matter what meat I use.
Aug 26, 2010
This is a wonderful tasting green chile stew, I've made it several times. The touch of fennel adds an interesting note. I skip the canned beans and cook up a pot of pinto beans to ladle into our bowls.