Slow Cooker Pork and Green Chili Stew – Chunks of lean pork, slow cooked in the crock pot with tomatoes, green chiles and jalapeño for a delicious weeknight stew meal with a little bit of heat!
Yield: 6 servings
4.67 from 6 votes

Slow Cooker Pork and Green Chile Stew

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 4 hrs
Total Time: 4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Chunks of lean pork, slow cooked in the crock pot with tomatoes, green chiles and jalapeño for a delicious weeknight meal with a little bit of heat!

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs pork tenderloin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray
  • 2 tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 cans (4.25 oz each whole green chiles, sliced into thick rounds)
  • 2 tbsp chopped jalapeño (or more to taste)
  • 10 oz can diced tomatoes and green chilies (Ro*Tel Mild)
  • 1/2 cup fat-free low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  • Cut pork into 2-inch pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a large non-stick skillet on high heat; when hot lightly spray the pan with oil and brown the pork over medium heat on all sides, about 3 - 4 minutes total.
  • Sprinkle 1 tbsp of flour over pork and stir to cook 30 seconds, sprinkle remaining flour over pork and cook an additional 30 seconds.
  • Add browned pork to the crock pot, along with the remaining ingredients.
  • Cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or HIGH for 4 hours.
  • When done, adjust salt and pepper to taste if needed.

Nutrition

Serving: 3/4 cup, Calories: 253kcal, Carbohydrates: 5.5g, Protein: 33g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 70mg, Sodium: 836mg, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: 1.5g
Freestyle Points: 3
Points +: 6