Chile Verde Recipe

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  1. Place the tomatillos and serrano chiles in a small pan. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Boil for 15 minutes.
  2. While the tomatillos and chiles are boiling heat the oil in a seperate pan.
  3. Brown the diced pork until all sides become golden and crisp.
  4. Once the tomatillos and chiles have boiled for 15 minutes place the tomatillos, serrano chiles, garlic, onion, and 1/2 cup of the boiling liquid in the blender. Blend on low for 1 minute.
  5. Pour the chile mixture in the pan with the pork. (Do not strain the oil from the pork).
  6. Salt to taste.
  7. Add the cilantro and potatoes to the pan, stir, and cover cooking on medium low for 30-45 minutes until the pork is fork tender.
  8. Serve with fresh flour or corn tortillas for a filling dinner.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 165.59 Kcal (693 kJ)
Calories from fat 59.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.62g 10%
Cholesterol 46.86mg 16%
Sodium 50.67mg 2%
Potassium 537.6mg 11%
Total Carbs 8.48g 3%
Sugars 3.33g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%
Protein 18.49g 37%
Vitamin C 7.9mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 7%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 17.2mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 100.9 Kcal (422 kJ)
Calories from fat 36.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.04g 10%
Cholesterol 28.55mg 16%
Sodium 30.87mg 2%
Potassium 327.57mg 11%
Total Carbs 5.17g 3%
Sugars 2.03g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.16g 8%
Protein 11.27g 37%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 7%
Iron 1mg 9%
Calcium 10.5mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.5
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

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