STREAMING NOW: Feast with Friends

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“My DH taught me how to make Chili Verde (one of his favorites), but over time, we both thought the recipe was kinda blah. So I looked up recipes here on Zaar, and in various cookbooks, and the result is what I'm posting. It's sort of a combination of Chili Verde *and* Salsa Verde recipes. If you wanted to have a green chili stew, just cut up a couple of potatoes, and double the tomatoes. Anyway, DH loves this version much better than what we started with, and so do I.... hope you do to :) PS: I used pork tenderloin, because it's boneless, has less fat, and is really easy to work with, and in my area, frequently on sale for a 1.99 a pound. But you can use whatever cut you prefer.”
READY IN:
2hrs 30mins
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
12 burritos
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place pork loin in freezer for about 30 minutes - this will make it easier to cut. Trim all visible fat, and cut into cubes - about 1 inch or so.
  2. Heat oil in dutch oven, and add pork. Cook til all sides are lightly brown. Remove pork with a slotted spoon, onto a plate or small bowl.
  3. Add onion to pan and cook until lightly browned and add garlic.
  4. While onion is browning, put the almonds in a blender or food processor and pulse until almonds are the consistency of meal (don't go to far or you'll have almond butter). Add tomatillos, 1 can of the green chilis, and the jalapeno. Puree for about 1 minute.
  5. When onions and garlic are done, add tomatillo mixture to pan.
  6. Season mixture with cumin and chili powder. I probably use about 4 to 5 tablespoons cumin and 1 tablespoon chili powder. It's really just up to you and what you prefer.
  7. Return pork to pan, add chicken broth and bring to a slow boil. Cover and reduce heat to simmer.
  8. Cook covered for about 1 hour. Uncover and continue cooking until liquid reduces to your preference.
  9. Make burritos with the condiments you and your family prefer.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: