Pork Chili Verde Burritos

Robin Lieneke


I had left over pork roast and was looking to transform it into something different. These turned out so amazing that iI want to make another pork roast just to have these again.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
25 Min


  • 2 c
    pork roast, cooked and coarsly chopped
  • 2 c
    brown rice, cooked
  • 1/2
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    jalapenos, fresh, chopped
  • 1
    chipotle pepper with adobo, diced
  • 2 clove
    roasted garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    salsa verde (green salsa), divided
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh, chopped, divided
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 8 oz
    cheddar cheese, shredded, divided
  • 10
    tortillas, flour.
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream

How to Make Pork Chili Verde Burritos


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in butter till it starts to soften. Add jalepeno and garlic and cook another few minutes. Add pork and 1 cup of salsa. Stir in cumin and chili powder.
  2. Add chipotle pepper and stir well. Add water, tomato paste, 1/2 of the cilantro and rice. Let simmer for 8-10 minutes.
  3. Add 1/2 of the cheese and stir till melted. Let mixture cool slightly. Put 1/2 cup of mixture in each tortilla and sprinkle with a bit more cheese. Roll burrito style and place in a 9x13 pan seam side down. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  4. Mix remaining salsa and cilantro with sour cream. Pour over burritos and sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake 5 minutes more.

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About Pork Chili Verde Burritos

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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