Authentic Chili Verde (Pork and Green Tomatillo Stew)

Total Time
30 mins
1 hr 30 mins

This is a wonderful Mexican dish of pork simmered in tomatillos and chiles, Makes a great borrito with spanish rice and refried beans.

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  1. In a large stock pot over high heat sear the pork in the vegetable oil until browned.
  2. Remove the pork from the pot, reserve 3 tablespoons oil in the pan.
  3. Saute the chopped onion and garlic seasoned with salt and pepper in the reserved oil until onions are tender.
  4. Add the cumin, then stir in pork and chicken stock.
  5. Simmer for 1/2 hour.
  6. Add in poblanos, jalapenos and bell peppers.
  7. Puree the tomatillos and cilantro in a blender, and add them to the pot.
  8. Cook for an additional 30 to 45 minutes.
  9. Serve with Mexican/Spanish rice and refried beans.