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Pork Green Chile

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 quarts


  • 6 to matillos large diced
  • 1 1/2 lb roasted hatch chiles seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 yellow onion
  • 6 large cloves garlic
  • 2 lb pork shoulder cut into large chunks
  • 1/4 C minced cilantro
  • 2 T cumin
  • 1 T salt
  • 1 T black pepper
  • 3 C chicken stock
  • 2 limes juice & zest


  • Season the pork with half of the cumin, salt and pepper.
  • Sear the seasoned pork on all sides, over high heat in a small amount of canola oil.
  • Remove the pork from the pan and reduce the heat to medium. Add the tomatillos, chiles, canned tomatoes and onion.
  • Once the pan is deglazed, add the garlic and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the pork, veggies and remaining ingredients to a crock pot. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Once the chile is cooked, use a buerre mixer to blend the soup.(Note: If you would like larger chunks of pork in your chile, blend the veggies with the chicken broth separately before adding them to the crock pot to cook.)