Saucy Spanish Pork Recipe Over White Rice Done Big Ole Bill's Way by Bill Heleine

Pork Dinner
a year ago

Saucy Spanish Pork Recipe Over White Rice Done Big Ole Bill's Way

Pork loin is a relatively inexpensive option for family meals. This easy Spanish pork recipe cooks that pork loin down in a flavorful sauce made with vegetables, tomatoes, chiles and spices

Serve this smothered pork over rice. It would also be good over potatoes or your favorite grain. Add some fresh-baked rolls, and you're in business!

Cuisine: Spanish / American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6


  • 2 pounds boneless pork loin, fat removed and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 chipotle in adobo sauce, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup diced bell pepper (any color)
  • 1 cup diced celery 
  • 1 can (16 ounces) fire-roasted tomatoes 
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • cornstarch (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Melt the butter in a large frying pan. Brown the pork. Push the pork to one side and add the onion and garlic. Cook until tender. Mix onion and pork together.
  2. Add the can of tomatoes, water, celery, bell pepper and chipotle. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir, cover and simmer 45 minutes or until pork is tender.
  3. Stir in the sugar. If you want it thicker, add a cornstarch slurry (mix a little cornstarch with water).

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Spanish rice is a delicious dish and your recipe sounds extra delicious. 😍
Elisa Schmitz
Thanks for the delicious recipes you share with us, Bill Heleine ! Looks like another winner!

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