Stem and seed chilies cover with water + 1/2,tsp salt and cook 40 min.
Let chilies cool a bit and put entire contents into blender a blend until very smooth about 2 min. Set aside.
Cube pork spray Pot with olive oil & brown evenly med-high (15 min) remove from pot when browned
While pork cooks prepare parsnip & onion
Large dice for both and sauté in pot with pork removed
Add chopped garlic
Rosemary & sage add a bay leaf too. Add to sauté when onion is soft ( about 3 min)
Add pork back to pot and mix
Add tomatoes plus 1 can water to deglaze pot.
Core and shred cabbage add to mix.
Add chile blend to pot and ....
1/2 tsp smoked paprika & 1/4 tsp pigment d' espellet
Add 3 cups water, I cup beef stock & lentils
Cook about 2 hours covered med- low & 20 min uncovered if the stew is thin.
Spoon over your favorite al'dente pasta and enjoy.
- 1.0lb 11/2 Lbs pork loin cubed
- 1.0 lg yellow "spanish" onion
- 0.0 head cabbage
- 13.0 12 to 20 N.M. Chile peppers dried
- 1.0c dried lentils green
- 14.0oz 1 can fire roasted diced tomato
- 2.0 cloves garlic chopped
- 5.0 Whole dried sage leavesy
- 3.0in Whole dried rosemary leaves
- 2.0tsp Kosher salt
- 2.0 Parsnips peeled
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