Tomatillo Pork Braise With Pickled Chilis (Puerco En Salsa Verde
405 mins (prep 45, cooking 360)
10 ingredients
6 servings
Here is an excellent recipe for the Crock-Pot! Just add the ingredients, set the dial and forget it! The aromas eminating from this pork stew as it is cooking is simply scrumtious. But before you start cooking - look at the different variations that enhance the flavors of this recipe. The variations change the entire taste of the original!

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  • 1 1/2 lbs tomatillos, husked, rinsed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 3 -4 canned pickled jalapeno peppers, stemmed, halved and seeds scraped out
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed roughly chopped fresh cilantro (divided use)
  • 1 1/2-2 lbs boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 (15 ounce) large white great northern beans, drained (or 3 1/2 cups home cooked beans)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar, if needed


Serving Size (124.11 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 42.04 Calories from Fat 10.44
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.16g 10.75%
Saturated Fat 0.16g 4.77%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 25.55mg 6.39%
Total Carbohydrate 8.01g 16.02%
Dietary Fiber 2.19 g 52.47%
Sugars 5.13 g %
Protein 1.18g 14.21%
Vitamin A 131.36IU% Vitamin C 14.06mg%
Calcium 13.29mg% Iron 0.86mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
canned, pickled jalapeno peppers, roughly chopped fresh cilantro, boneless pork shoulder, great northern beans, white