Salsa Verde pork and pasta stew

Salsa Verde pork and pasta stew

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  • Salsa Verde Pork & Pasta Stew

  • From the kitchen of Dreamfields Pasta

  • Watch VideoPreparation Time: 15 minutes

  • Cook Time: 20 minutes

  • Ingredients:

  • 1

    box Dreamfields Rotini

  • 2

    teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1

    teaspoon chipotle chili powder

  • 4

    teaspoons olive oil, divided

  • 1

    pork tenderloin (about 1 pound), trimmed (cut into 1-inch pieces)

  • 1

    medium onion, coarsely chopped

  • 1-½

    cups reduced-sodium, fat free chicken broth

  • 1-¼

    cups prepared salsa verde

  • 1

    can (about 15 ounces) black beans, rinsed, drained, optional

  • 6

    lime wedges

  • Chopped avocado, optional

  • Light sour cream, optional

  • Chopped cilantro, optional

  • Directions:

  • 1

    .Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pan; cover and keep warm.

  • 2

    .In medium bowl, stir together cumin, chili powder and 2 teaspoons oil. Add pork; stir to coat completely. Set aside.

  • 3

    .Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork. Cook about 5 to 7 minutes until browned and cooked through, turning occasionally. (Reduce heat if pork is browning too quickly.) Remove from skillet; set aside.

  • 4

    .Add onion and 2 tablespoons broth to skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat (stirring up any browned bits from pan) about 3 minutes, until onions are crisp-tender. Stir in salsa, remaining broth, and beans, if using. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • 5

    .Return pork to skillet. Heat through. Portion pasta into individual serving dishes. Top with stew. Serve with lime wedges. Garnish with avocado, sour cream and cilantro if desired.

  • Makes 6 servings.

  • Nutrition information (⅙ of recipe): 361 calories; 24 g protein; 13 g digestible carbohydrates*; 7 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 41 mg cholesterol; 575 mg sodium; 7 g total dietary fiber




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