Spanish Pork and Rice

Add something tasty to your family’s Spanish dinner! Enjoy this hearty slow-cooked pork and rice recipe made with Old El Paso® chopped green chiles and tomatoes.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 5 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (3/4 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped (1 teaspoon)
1
boneless pork loin (1 lb), cut into 1-inch cubes
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/2
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2/3
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix pepper mixture and remaining ingredients except rice and cilantro.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 7 hours.
  • 4 Stir in rice. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 25 to 30 minutes longer or until rice is tender. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    940mg
    940%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    30g
    30%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    40%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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