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Green Chile Pork Stew

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Green Chile Pork Stew

3 Pounds Pork Shoulder
1 Small Onion
4 Cloves Garlic
4 Cloves
2 Bay leaves
1 T. Salt
1/2 t. Black Peppercorns
Water

  1. Trim off some of the fat from the pork shoulder and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  2. Place all the ingredients in a large soup pot or slow cooker and cover with water.
  3. Bring to a boil, skim off foam, reduce to a simmer and cook until fork-tender.
  4. Remove pork and reserve pork and liquid.
2 Onions, chopped
4 cloves Garlic, minced
2 T. Lard
4 Russet Potatoes, cubed
1 T. Mexican Oregano
3 to 4 cups roasted, peeled, chopped New Mexican Green Chile
1 12 oz. can Chopped Tomatoes (optional)
4 to 6 cups Chicken or Pork Stock
2 T. Chipotle en Adobo (optional)
Salt and Pepper to taste

  1. In a 6-quart pan, sauté the onions and garlic in lard over medium-high heat for 1 minute stirring frequently.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, including the pork cubes and pork stock (or chicken stock) and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for at least 1 hour.
  4. Adjust the seasonings with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve with fresh flour tortillas.

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