Chile Verde II


A delicious Mexican dish of pork simmered in tomatillos and chiles. Serve with white beans and rice. Garnish with grated cheddar cheese.

Prep Time:
45 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
20 servings


  • 6 pounds cubed pork stew meat

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 large yellow onions

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon sea salt

  • freshly ground pepper, to taste

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 4 ½ quarts chicken broth

  • 8 fresh poblano chile peppers, seeded and chopped

  • 4 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped

  • 2 yellow bell peppers, seeded and chopped

  • 3 pounds fresh tomatillos, husks removed

  • 1 bunch cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped


  1. In a large stock pot, over high heat, sear the pork in the vegetable oil until golden brown. Remove the pork from the pot, reserve 2 tablespoons oil in the pan, and . Cook the chopped onion and garlic, seasoned with salt and pepper, in the reserved oil until onions are tender. Season with cumin, then stir in pork and chicken stock. Simmer for 1/2 hour.

  2. Stir in poblanos, jalapenos and bell peppers. Puree the tomatillos and cilantro in a blender, and add them to the pot. Cook an additional 30 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

357 Calories
24g Fat
8g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 357
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 325mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 49mg 246%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 809mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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