Carne Adovada Recipe

Looking for an easy Carne Adovada recipe? Learn how to make Carne Adovada using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kaiahzmahm

Makes 4 servings



Carne Adovada. Serve with pinto beans and warm tortillas.

Recipe Ingredients for Carne Adovada

10 peppers, red chile pods
1 1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp oregano
1 lb pork tenderloin

Recipe Directions for Carne Adovada

  1. Rinse and dry chile pods. Remove seeds, if desired.

  2. Place chile pods on a cookie sheet in a 250°F oven for approximately 10 minutes. Turn chile pods several times to avoid scorching (the chile pods will turn a deeper red).

  3. Place 1 1/4 cup water and chile pods in large saucepan. Heat to boiling on high heat.

  4. Pour mixture into a blender container and process to a smooth consistency.

  5. Add garlic, salt, and oregano to the chile sauce.

  6. Place pork tenderloin in large, glass baking dish and pour 1/2 of the chile mixture on top. Cover and regrigerate for 8-24 hours.

  7. Drain about 1/2 of the chile sauce out. Place dish in the oven at 350°F and roast for 20 minutes. Turn down heat to 250°F and cook for an additional 40-60 minutes or until fork tender. Serve with heated remaining chile sauce.

  8. Optional: place 1/2 drained and marinated pork in a crockpot and cook on low for 8 hours.

Categories

Pork, Main Dish, Spanish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 303.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
243
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
657mg
27%
Potassium
887mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
10.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
34.4g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 271%
Calcium 3% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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