Slow cooked pork smothered in Tomatillo Salsa

Lynn Socko


This is an awesome way to use up leftover tomatillo salsa, you can also sub canned tomatillos. Prep time does not include making salsa.


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5 Min
3 Hr


  • 3 lb
    thick cut pork chops or country style ribs
  • 3 c
    tomatillo salsa, see link
  • 1/3 c
    corn flour or all purpose for-for gravy

How to Make Slow cooked pork smothered in Tomatillo Salsa


  1. NOTE: Canned tomatillos (to equal 3 c pureed)could be used, just bump them up with some roasted garlic, onion, and jalapeno and some fresh chopped cilantro, and a little lemon juice. Put in food processor and puree.
    Basic Roasted Tomatillos Salsa
  3. Pour 1/3 of the salsa in bottom of baking dish. Place pork in and cover with remaining salsa.
  4. Cover and bake 325° for 3 hrs.
  5. Remove pork and shred.
  6. Skim excess fat off of salsa if needed. Thicken hot remaining salsa and juices with a little (about 1/3 c) corn flour or flour to thicken.
  7. Serving suggestions: serve over rice or pan roasted potatoes and garnish with cheese and pico de gallo.
    Pico de Gallo

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About Slow cooked pork smothered in Tomatillo Salsa

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican

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