Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 0 mins

Great dish to serve with black beans and rice. Posted for ZWT 2.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blanch tomatillos in boiling water for 5 minutes or until they begin to soften.
  2. Remove husk, drain and rinse in cold water.
  3. Pulse tomatillos with pineapple, onion, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno, sugar, and salt in a processor or blender until finely chopped.
  4. Cover and chill.
  5. Blend spices.
  6. Toss trimmed pork with spice mixture.
  7. Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  8. Saute pork for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Stir in kielbasa and garlic.
  10. Saute an additional 5 minutes or until kielbasa begins to brown, stirring to keep the garlic from burning.
  11. Deglaze with lime juice and boil until syrupy, 1-2 minutes.
  12. Serve with black beans and rice, and top with tomatillo salsa.
Most Helpful

I did this exactly to plan except, well, overdid everything a little. It was delicious! The salsa is both sweet and spicy; sometimes it seems the celantro dominates, sometimes the pineapple, and the spice mix on the pork loin is perfect. We served this with a packaged black beans and rice kit, and the salsa was great with that too. (P.) Made for Zaar World Tour 5.

Lavender Lynn May 28, 2009

Loved it, loved it, loved it! Ate it every meal until it was gone. Even the hubby loved it. I didn't use the pork loin (didn't have it) and increased the kielbasa to 1 lb and used canned pineapple tidbits instead of fresh pineapple. Still delish!

Zee March 06, 2008

Lori- This was soooooooooooo good! I followed the recipe exactly and I had no trouble with it. It is easy and very very very GOOD! Thanks!

tornadoes three June 16, 2007