Instant Pot Chile Verde

Pork loin cubes with butternut squash, parsley in green tomato and garlic sauce in blue bowl

Healthy, tender, savory, and juicy all at once!

Mexican pork stew comes out tender and flavorful in your Instant Pot.

Pork loin cubes with butternut squash, parsley in green tomato and garlic sauce in blue bowl

Instant Pot Chile Verde has an equisetum taste and its aroma is out of the world.

Instant Pot Chile Verde Recipe Video

What is Instant Pot Chile Verde?

Instant Pot Chile Verde is a Mexican-influenced dish, popular in the American Southwest.

Why use an Instant Pot?

Chile Verde usually requires many steps to get it prepared from scratch to hot-on-the-table.

Whereas with an Instant Pot, all the flavors that usually take hours to come together are perfection in just half an hour.

How to Serve?

Serve with rice and beans or as tacos.

Or serve over with:

Sour cream

Lime wedges

Radishes (or air fryer radish chips)

Warm tortillas

Need more options? Check out What To Serve With Chile Verde for 16 delicious side dishes.

Instant Pot Chile Verde

What else can I add?

Almost anything you like.

Many versions of Instant Pot Chile Verde include potatoes, tomatoes, and many variations of spices and salsa.

Which Pork should I use?

You may use several different types of pork, I suggest using pork shoulder, pork loin or a pork sirloin.

Can I cook Chile Verde ahead of time?

This dish freezes well and can be made 3-4 days in advance of serving.

Is it healthy?

This Instant Pot Chile Verde itself is naturally gluten-free and low-carb, so feel free to serve it however your dietary needs require.

Can I add more spices?

When it comes to the heat in this recipe, it comes from using three different types of chile peppers that vary in strength and flavor.

You can have experiments according to your own taste.

Let us know also in the comments how did it go!

How to make Instant Pot Chile Verde?

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Chile Verde

Take your instant pot and select Saute for 3 minutes.

Now dump all the ingredients in it except for cilantro and broth.

Instant Pot Chile Verde

When the pork becomes whitish, add broth and cilantro.

Instant Pot Chile Verde

Add broth to the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Chile Verde

And some fresh Cilantro also.

Set the pot to High Pressure for 20 minutes and cover it.

Instant Pot Chile Verde

Do a Quick Release.

Dish out & serve.

Instant Pot Chile Verde

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Pork loin cubes with butternut squash, parsley in green tomato and garlic sauce in blue bowl

Instant Pot Pork Chile Verde

This authentic Mexican pork Chile Verde recipe is made of tender chunks of pork loin with butternut squash and green tomatoes.
4.43 from 7 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Pork Chile Verde, pork meat, sweet potatoes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Corrie


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ¾ cup onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ½ cup butternut squash
  • 3 cup green tomatoes chopped
  • 2 lb pork loin
  • ½ cup broth
  • 3 tablespoon cilantro chopped


  • Press "saute" and add olive oil.
  • Add garlic and onion and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add butternut squash, green tomatoes and pork and sautr for 3 more minutes.
  • Add broth and cilantro, stir and close the lid.
  • Cook on high pressure for 20 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release and open the lid.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂


Calories: 268kcal Carbohydrates: 11g Protein: 36g Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 2g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 95mg Sodium: 167mg Potassium: 909mg Fiber: 2g Sugar: 5g Vitamin A: 4354IU Vitamin C: 30mg Calcium: 44mg Iron: 2mg


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