Easy Chile Verde Recipe

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Theodore Published: February 16, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Easy Chile Verde

This scrumptious chile verde is bursting with Mexican flavors! Pork stew meat is simmered in chicken broth, tomatillos, and chiles for a flavorful dish.

Preparation: 45 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total: 2 hours

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 6lbspork stew meat,cubed
  • ¼cupvegetable oil
  • 2large yellow onions
  • 6clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1tbspsea salt
  • freshly ground pepper,to taste
  • 1tbspground cumin
  • 18cupschicken broth
  • 8fresh poblano chile peppers,seeded and chopped
  • 4fresh jalapeno peppers,seeded and chopped
  • 2yellow bell peppers,seeded and chopped
  • 3lbsfresh tomatillos,husks removed
  • 1bunchcilantro leaves,coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large stockpot, over high heat, sear the pork in the vegetable oil until golden brown. Remove the pork from the pot, reserve 2 tablespoons of oil in the pan.

  2. 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 30 minutes.

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

  4. Serve warm and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 326.77kcal
  • Fat: 12.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.72g
  • Trans Fat: 0.36g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.53g
  • Fiber: 2.54g
  • Sugar: 7.83g
  • Protein: 36.56g
  • Cholesterol: 92.21mg
  • Sodium: 703.81mg
  • Calcium: 49.62mg
  • Potassium: 1081.59mg
  • Iron: 4.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 28.30µg
  • Vitamin C: 73.66mg
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