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Slow Cooker Southwestern Pork Stew

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Pork, potatoes, and salsa verde make this delicious southwestern pork stew a Tex-Mex delight!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Pork, potatoes, and salsa verde make this delicious southwestern pork stew a Tex-Mex delight! Slow Cooker Southwestern Pork Stew from @NevrEnoughThyme https://www.lanascooking.com/slow-cooker-southwestern-pork-stew

Pork, potatoes, and salsa verde make this delicious Slow Cooker Southwestern Pork Stew a Tex-Mex delight!

If you’re looking for comforting fall foods, get out your crockpot and give this Slow Cooker Southwestern Pork Stewa try. It’s so good on a cool, crisp evening.

Pork, potatoes, and salsa verde make this delicious southwestern pork stew a Tex-Mex delight! Slow Cooker Southwestern Pork Stew from @NevrEnoughThyme https://www.lanascooking.com/slow-cooker-southwestern-pork-stew

Fall always seems to come slowly in the south. It makes a tentative step one day, then retreats the next. We’ll have a cool, clear day followed by a humid and sultry one the next. That’s just the way it happens here. So far this year, those cool, clear days have been very few. We’ve had lots of rain, lots of humidity, and not much leaf color yet.

But I can tell it’s on the way. Every time I look out my windows it seems like there are a few more golden leaves out there than there were the day before.

This is the time of year that we all tend to start gathering inward. We pull out our sweaters and boots, the gardens stop producing, leaves start falling, and for many of us our appetites change to warmer more comforting foods.

I use my slow cookers all year round, but in the fall and winter they seem to work overtime. I really enjoy being able to pop all the ingredients in there, set and cover the cooker, and come back hours later to find our dinner ready and waiting.

How to Make Slow Cooker Southwestern Pork Stew

Pork, potatoes, onion, and chilies in a slow cooker.

Layer the potatoes, pork, onion, and chilies in the slow cooker.

Cumin, oregano, and salsa verde in a small bowl.

In a small bowl, stir together the cumin, oregano, and salsa verde.

Salsa mixture poured over the ingredients in the slow cooker.

Pour over the pork and potato mixture in the slow cooker.

Pork stew after cooking 6 hours in the slow cooker.

Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high 4-6 hours.

Serve over rice with warm tortillas, cilantro, and lime wedges.

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Pork, potatoes, and salsa verde make this delicious southwestern pork stew a Tex-Mex delight! Slow Cooker Southwestern Pork Stew from @NevrEnoughThyme https://www.lanascooking.com/slow-cooker-southwestern-pork-stew

Slow Cooker Southwestern Pork Stew

Pork, potatoes, and salsa verde make this delicious southwestern pork stew a Tex-Mex delight!
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Course: Soups and Stews
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 207kcal
Author: Lana Stuart

Ingredients

  • 2 medium baking potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1.5 pounds pork shoulder cut in 1” cubes
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 4 ounces canned chopped green chiles
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 16 ounces salsa verde
  • For serving:
  • Hot cooked rice
  • Warm tortillas
  • Cilantro
  • Lime wedges

Instructions

  • Layer the potatoes, pork, onion, and chiles in the slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the cumin, oregano, and salsa verde. Pour over the pork and potato mixture in the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high 4-6 hours.
  • Serve over rice with cilantro and lime wedges.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1 | Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 676mg | Potassium: 744mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 511IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information is calculated by software based on the ingredients in each recipe. It is an estimate only and is provided for informational purposes. You should consult your health care provider or a registered dietitian if precise nutrition calculations are needed for health reasons.

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12 Comments

  1. I’m going to add potatoes when there’s 3 hours left on low. Do you think that’s ok? my house smells amazing!!! ?

  2. It’s most definitely feeling like fall up here in Canada… the leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter and shorter, and the nights are getting downright chilly.
    This weather’s given me a serious hankering for slow-cooked comfort food, and this stew looks like it’s just the thing to put those cravings to rest! You just can’t go wrong with pork and green chiles as far as I’m concerned.

  3. I make a green pork stew that is very similar to this – and it’s one of my families favorite cooler weather meals. My mouth is watering just looking at yours…plus, I don’t make mine in the crockpot, so I have to give yours a try soon!

    1. I’m sure yours is much more authentic, Heather, but this is so quick and easy plus no watching or stirring while the slow cooker works!

  4. This looks absolutely amazing Lana. I really love this recipe. Nothing better than a great slow cooker recipe, especially one for stew. Would have been perfect for today. We froze our tushes off at the barn this afternoon, lol.

    1. We’re still waiting for cooler weather here, Kim. Supposed to cool down to about 70 degrees today and we’re looking forward to that!