Green Pork Chili - Monday Night Martha
Is it too much to ask to want the relaxed, restored feeling of the weekend to extend into the work week - just a bit? We don't think so. In fact one of the ways that helps us ease into the week is to make a big pot of something - it helps reduce the cooking stress on a Monday or Tuesday night. And, with any luck it's even better the second time around after the flavors have a chance to really blend.
Begin by pureeing the tomatillos in a blender. Then, brown the pork (cut into ½ inch chunks) in batches. Add the meat back to the pot and add tomatillos, chilies, onion, etc. along with one cup of water and season with salt and pepper. The only substitution we made was to add a cup of beer in place of the water. Then you let the whole thing simmer for 2 hours.
The best part is thinking how the leftovers tonight might be eaten tonight. Will we make burritos and pour the green chili over the top, or maybe served with fried eggs and smothered with cheese?
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