Green Chile Pork Stew  


Green Chile Pork Stew


Serves 10

3 pounds fresh Tomatillos or green tomatoes

1-3 fresh hot chilies - Serrano or Jalapeno

2-3 large green chilies- Poblano or Anaheim work best- roasted, peeled and chopped

1 large onion, chopped

3 cloves fresh garlic

1 Tablespoon ground cumin

Salt and pepper to taste

3 pounds of pork, trimmed and cubed 1/2 inch cubes

2 cups chicken or pork stock

1-2 pounds of Yukon gold or red thin skinned potatoes

1 bunch cilantro, chopped


Clean husks off of tomatillos and wash. Place in large pot with water and sliced hot peppers.

Boil for 30 minutes or so until soft. Drain and place in food processor with onion, ground cumin and garlic. Process until smooth and place in a large pot. In the meantime, roast poblano chilies, dice them and throw them in.

In a large skillet, season pork cubes with salt and pepper and brown over medium heat until cooked. Add to tomatillo mixture along with the stock.

Brown potatoes and throw those in too.

Let the whole business cook for about an hour or so until it thickens.

Chop the cilantro and stir in at the end.