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Pork and Green Chile Casserole

I work at a local hospital and another job part time, so I'm always on the lookout for good, quick recipes to fix for my family. Some of my co-workers and I exchange recipes. This zippy casserole is one that was brought to a picnic at my house. People raved over it. —Dianne Esposite, New Middletown, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless pork, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chiles
  • 1 cup quick-cooking brown rice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons salsa
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sliced jalapeno pepper, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, brown pork in oil; drain. Stir in the beans, soup, tomatoes, chiles, rice, water, salsa and cumin.
  • Pour into an ungreased 2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, until bubbly, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand 5 minutes before serving. If desired, serve with jalapeno slices.
    Freeze option: Sprinkle cheese over cooled unbaked casserole. Cover and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake casserole as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in center to read 165°. If desired, serve with jalapeno slices.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 390 calories, 15g fat (6g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 814mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 6g fiber), 32g protein.

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  • Laura
    Aug 7, 2020

    Huge hit at my house. The kids loved it. Used rotisserie chicken instead of pork, added black olives, and extra cheese.

  • Sheila
    Dec 21, 2019

    Have made this many times since I found it and the family loves it! so much flavor and super easy. the only change I do is I throw in some salsa verde along with everything else.

  • robbrd
    Oct 1, 2019

    A good dish. It probably won't be on the rotation too much just because we don't eat a lot of pork but it is a nice change from traditional pork recipes. I substituted the canned chilies with the hatch chilies being roasted in our area.

  • menkens
    Oct 19, 2018

    This was very good and only giving 4 "stars" because I made modifications after reading the earlier comments and for what I had on-hand. Used 4 bone-in chicken thighs (removed skin after frying slightly) put these on bottom of casserole dish with slices of pepper jack cheese on top of each. Combined all other ingredients -- used diced tomatoes with green chilies; 1 can of chilies only and 1 can of Mexican corn -- mixed well and poured over thighs. Cooked for approximately 1 hour -- and my husband and I really enjoyed! Without meat the veggies

  • Ruffshse
    Jan 22, 2018

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  • cubsox24
    Apr 9, 2013

    It was easy to make and enjoyed by everyone even the picky eater.

  • MouseladyinTX
    Apr 8, 2013

    I made this exactly as recipe called for. It was okay but nothing that jumped out. I had 3/4 left over (3 of adults eatting). The second night I added a can of Mexicorn and a can of regular Rotel. I would give this 5 stars the second night. Rotel gave it a much needed kick.

  • mrcookasaurus
    Apr 7, 2013

    I'll have to try this one, it sounds great! Let you know later what happens (especially when I add my usual to the recipe!) Mr. Cookasaurus

  • ValerieMS
    Mar 20, 2013

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  • stevennicole
    Jul 23, 2012

    corn makes a good addition