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Spicy Pork & Sausage Stew

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This stew is very spicy. If you want to reduce the heat go ahead and use less Chipotle pepper.
Ingredients
  Pork loin 1 Pound, cubed
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 3 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 3 Teaspoon
  Italian sausage 4 Medium (spicy)
  White onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Carrot 3 Small, cut into sticks
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Chipotle and adobo sauce 3 Medium, chopped finely
  Canned tomatoes 14 Ounce, crushed (1 can)
  Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Oregano 1⁄2 Tablespoon, crushed
  Canned chickpeas 28 Ounce, drained (1 can)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare all the ingredients according to the list.
2. Season the pork with salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper and cumin.
3. Heat a pan with 2 tablespoon olive oil and brown the pork evenly on all sides. Work in batches if necessary. Set aside.
4. Heat the pan again and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add the sausages and brown them evenly on all sides. Set aside.
5. Drain all but 2 tablespoon of rendered fat from pan.
6. Slice the sausage.

MAKING
7. Heat the pan with rendered fat, add the onion and carrot. Cook for about 8 minutes or until vegetables are soft and translucent.
8. Put the garlic and chipotle. Mix well and cook for a couple of minutes, until you can smell the chilies.
9. Add the tomatoes. Mix well and stew for about 5 minutes.
10. Return the meat and sausage to the pan. Pour the chicken stock and add oregano.
11. Season with black pepper and mix well. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce the heat. Simmer the stew for about 2 hours.
12. Add the sliced sausage and chick peas to the pan and heat through for about 5 minutes.

SERVING
13. On a serving plate, serve the stew with crusty bread or white rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
140 Minutes
Ready In: 
160 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 436 Calories from Fat 190

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.5%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g33%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.8 mg23.6%

Sodium 1023.3 mg42.6%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.7%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 27 g53.8%

Vitamin A 76.3% Vitamin C 22.3%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 24.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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