Tinga Poblana -Pork Tenderloin in a Roasted Tomato and Avocado

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 50 mins

an old favorite

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium-size pan heat the oil, and sauté the onions and chopped garlic, until it starts smelling nice.
  2. Add the chopped tomatoes, and cook for about 30 minutes at medium heat.
  3. Mix in the cooked chorizo, cloves, cinnamon, thyme and chipotle chilies, add salt, to taste. Set aside.
  4. In a blender or food processor blend the avocado, tomatillos, cilantro, water and salt, until you get a smooth puree. Set aside.
  5. Season the pork tenderloins with salt. In a very hot cast-iron skillet sear the pork for about 4 minutes, turn the pork, and cook on the other side for about 2 minutes or until done. Let rest for about 5 minutes.
  6. On a dinner plate put the avocado-tomatillos salsa. In the center, mound the tomato-chipotle sauce. Slice the pork on a diagonal, and place on top of the tomato sauce and garnish with a sprig of cilantro.

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