Pork in Green Sauce with Zucchini

Puerco en Salsa Verde con calabacitas

  • 1 lb. pork loin, in chunks
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 1/2 bay leaf
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 cups salsa verde (Mexican green tomato sauce with chile)
  • 4 small zucchinis, cubed
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • Salt to taste

Place pork in heavy pot with water to cover, onion, pepper, garlic and bay and boil for 1 hour, skimming off foam. Remove meat, strain the broth and discard spices and onion.

Reduce broth to about 1/2 cup. Return meat to pot, add salsa verde and bouillon cube. Simmer for half an hour.

Add spinach and zucchini and continue cooking for another 1/2 hr., adding broth or water if necessary. The sauce should be quite thick by the end of cooking .Adjust seasonings. Serve with tortillas (makes great tacos!)