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Chili Verde Recipe

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Lindie Black (Larry Hickey Sr.'s Sister)
Added: Thursday, September 10, 2009


2 lb pork loin roast or any other lean pork roast.
4 cans diced green chilies
2 cans diced tomatoes
1 can diced jalapenos (if desired)
Ground cumin
Chili Powder

Cut pork in 1/2 inch cubes and braise in preheated dutch oven, salt (no need to add oil). And generous amounts of ground cumin, and a dash or two of chili powder Add all canned items - do not drain. Bring to a slow boil, then simmer, covered at least 1 hour.

To serve, make burritos with:
Chili Verge
1 can refried beans
Shredded Cheddar - Sharp, mild, jack - your preference
Cilantro leaves (if desired)
Flour tortillas

Good with refried rice, guacamole etc. Can be covered with queso, or verde sauce if desired. I usually cover mine with salsa, depending on what type we have on hand.




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