Delicious Chile Verde cooks all day in the slow cooker or in less than an hour in the pressure cooker. This Mexican favorite is great for tacos, burritos, or enchiladas or could be a low-carb meal if you eat with low-carb tortillas or lettuce wraps. Here are three variations of Chile Verde from well-known bloggers, even one made with chicken instead of pork. Give Chile Verde a try for a Taco Tuesday dinner tomorrow!
There’s something about the deep, rich flavor of Chile Verde that we just can’t resist. It is always one of our top choices at any Mexican Restaurant and we thought you might like it as much as we do, so we’re updating this post with three variations of Chile Verde for you to try at home. We’ve included options for the slow cooker or the pressure cooker so you can choose the method of cooking you prefer.
Pork or chicken, green chiles, onion, tomatillos, garlic, and a few Mexican spices all fuse together in a rich, delectable sauce that simmers all day in the slow cooker. Of course, if you choose the Instant Pot or pressure cooker it will tastes like it simmered all day but will cook in less than an hour. If you have leftover Chile Verde it can be frozen and pulled out later for another meal. So choose your recipe and your cooking method and give one of these Chile Verde recipes a try!
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This Slow Cooker Chile Verde (Mexican Stewed Pork) from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe is so good that Mel says “. . . after eating it, I went into mourning realizing how many years I’ve lived my life without it.” Luckily you don’t have to live another day without this amazing Slow Cooker Chile Verde if you make this right away! And if you serve this with low-carb tortillas or on salad, it can be a great low-carb meal.
This easy 4-Ingredient Instant Pot Chicken Chile Verde from Two Peas and Their Pod cooks in 25 minutes in the Instant Pot and has just four ingredients. Doesn’t get much easier than that; in fact, this just might become a family favorite! This Chicken Chile Verde is great with rice, quinoa, or tortillas and could easily be low-carb if served with low-carb tortillas or in lettuce wraps.
Slow Cooker Hatch Green Chile Verde from Foodiecrush uses roasted Hatch green chiles, tomatillos, onion, garlic, and a few seasonings with a pork sirloin roast to create this delicious looking green chile verde. Heidi says if you don’t have fresh Hatch chiles you can roast a couple of jalepenos with the tomatillos in place of the chiles, and if you want more heat, just add more chiles.
More Tasty Pork in the Slow Cooker or Instant Pot:
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