Chile Verde

Chile Verde Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Daily Inspiration S


A taste of the Southwest at home. : )

Recipe is from my "One Pot" cookbook.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

10 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


Add to Grocery List

2 1/4 lb
pork, cut into bite-size chunks
onion, chopped
bay leaves
garlic bulb, cut in half
bouillon cube
garlic cloves, chopped
1 lb
fresh tomatillo, husks removed - cooked in a small amount of water until just tender, then chopped or 1 pound can tomatillos
2 large
fresh mild green chiles such as anaheim
3 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 c
chicken bouillon or broth
1/2 tsp
mild chili powder (or more to taste)
1/2 tsp
cumin (or more to taste)
4-6 Tbsp
chopped fresh cilantro
warmed flour tortillas
lime wedges

How to Make Chile Verde


  • 1Place pork in a large pan with the onion, bay leaves, and garlic bulb. Add water to cover and bring to a boil. Skim off the froth from the surface and add the bouillon cube, stirring well to mix and dissolve. Reduce the heat to very low and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours or until the meat is very tender.
  • 2Meanwhile, put the chopped garlic in a blender or food processor with the tomatillos and green chiles. Process to a puree.
  • 3Heat the oil in a pan and add the tomatillo mixture. Cook over medium-high heat for about 10 minutes or until thickened. Add the broth/bouillon, chili powder, and cumin.
  • 4When the meat is tender discard the garlic bulb and bay leaves. Remove meat from pan and add to the sauce. Simmer gently to combine the flavors.
  • 5Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with tortillas and lime wedges.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chile Verde

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

Leave a Comment

Pork Tenderloin, It's What's For Dinner Recipe

Pork Tenderloin, It's What's for Dinner

Kitchen Crew

Ever wander through the meat department at the grocery store and see a pork tenderloin on sale? Everyone knows you can throw pork chops in a bag, shake them around...

11 Recipes To Bring You Luck In The New Year

11 Recipes to Bring You Luck in the New Year

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Start the new year on the right foot by making one of these lucky recipes.