While working at Feed Your Vitality, our anti-inflammatory Poblano Pork Verde was one of my all time favorite meals. This year I decided to copy the recipe and make my own at home. I planted my garden and added a poblano pepper plant to the mix. We’re sharing the recipe from Feed Your Vitality — I condensed it down from a serving for 30 to a serving for 4.  For more recipes like this, join our private Facebook group, Anti-Inflammatory Recipe Exchange.

Poblano Pork Verde

Poblano Pork Verde

Course Main Course
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ lbs boneless pork butt
  • 24 oz tomatillo salsa recipe below
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 4 large poblano peppers
  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes wedged
  • Salt pepper and garlic powder to taste
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Cajun spice blend optional

Instructions
 

  • Place pork roast in slow cooker with 16 oz tomatillo salsa.
  • Cook in slow cooker on low for 6 – 8 hours.
  • While roast is cooking, preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Toss sweet potato wedges with olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder and ajun spice blend. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until tender and crispy.
  • Meanwhile, cut the tops of the poblano peppers, remove seeds and wash. Steam for 3 – 6 minutes or until they just start to turn soft. Let cool.
  • Once pork is fully cooked, remove it from the slow cooker and shred with 2 forks. You can add some of the remaining liquid from the slow cooker for extra moisture in the pork.
  • Stuff each pepper with ¼ of the pork and place on a sheet tray. Brush with olive oil. Roast for about 6 – 10 minutes or until peppers start to brown.
  • Serve 1 stuffed pepper with ¼ of the sweet potatoes and 2 oz additional tomatillo salsa.
Keyword Anti-Inflammatory, Complete Meal, Entree, Pork, Slow Cooker, Sweet Potatoes

 

Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Tomatillo Salsa Verde

You can purchase tomatillo salsa verde but to make your own, try our recipe for 1/2 gallon (use 24 oz for this recipe and store the rest -- it's yummy on all sorts of other dishes or to use as a dip).
Course Sauces

Ingredients
  

  • 48 oz canned tomatillos or fresh tomatillos peeled
  • ½ lb yellow onion diced small
  • 14 oz canned green chilies drained
  • ½ Tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp sriracha or to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a food processor or blender, combine all ingredients. Blend well to desired consistency.
Keyword Anti-Inflammatory, Sauce

 

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