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Instant Pot Pork Verde

Tender pork cooked in a fresh, vibrant, salsa verde!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Diabetic, Gluten Free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 293kcal
Author Tracy


  • Instant Pot
  • or Crock Pot


  • 3 lbs boneless pork loin or shoulder, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup white onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups Salsa Verde
  • 1 jalapeno halved with seeds removed and then sliced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • salt and pepper


  • Season cubed pork with salt and pepper.
  • Add olive oil to the Instant Pot and set to saute. Adjust to the highest setting and let it heat up for 4-5 minutes. Add cubed pork and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Add onions, garlic, cumin, jalapeno, and salsa verde. Seal pressure cooker, bring to high pressure, and once ready, cook for 25 minutes. Allow pressure to release naturally.
  • Remove pork and sauce from pot top and with sour cream, cheese, fresh cilantro. Serve with fresh corn tortillas, over rice, wiht your favorite chips, or in burritos!


Cook in a Crock Pot
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium to high heat. Add seasoned cubed pork and sear on high on each side for 2-3 minutes on each side. 
Add pork and all other ingredients to a crock pot and cook on high for 3-4 hrs or on low for 6-8 hours.  


Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 491mg | Potassium: 793mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 376IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg