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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

Equipment

  • Instant Pot
  • or Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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!

Notes

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.  

Nutrition

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