Pumpkin Stew with Pork and Green Chile

Oct 29, 2020
This savory stew comes together quickly in the instant pot


1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, minced
2 tsp. garlic, minced
2 tsp. cumin
1 1/2 lbs. pork shoulder, cut in 1 inch cubes
4 cups chicken broth
1 chipotle in adobo sauce
1 Tbsp. Mexican oregano
3 cups pumpkin, cut in 1 inch cubes
1 cup Santa Fe Seasons Hatch Green Chile
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can hominy, rinsed
garnishes, avocado, lime wedges, cilantro, pumpkin seeds, cilantro
salt and pepper to taste


With the instant pot on sauté, add olive oil, onion, garlic, cumin and cook until softened, 3-5 minutes. Remove and set aside
Season pork with salt and pepper and add to the instant pot. Sauté until browned
Add onion mixture back into the pot and add stock, chipotle, oregano and pumpkin
Close the lid and seal. Press the meat/stew button and set timer for 25 minutes
Release pressure and add green chile and tomatoes. Set to manual, close the lid and set timer for 5 minutes.
Release pressure a second time and add hominy. On the sauté setting bring back to a boil
Check for seasoning and serve with garnishes

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