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Red as a Santa Fe sunset, Carne Adovada (KAR-neh ah-doh-VAH-dah) looks right at home on the holiday dinner table. The carne, or meat (in this case, pork) is bathed in a spicy chile sauce. Wrap it in flour tortillas or dollop with reduced-fat sour cream to tone down the heat a bit, if you like.

Bill Jamison and Cheryl Alters Jamison
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2007


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler.

  • Arrange chiles in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; broil 1 minute.

  • Reduce oven temperature to 300°.

  • Place chiles, onion, and the next 5 ingredients (through chicken broth) in a blender; process until smooth. Combine pork and chile mixture in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 300° for 2 1/2 hours. Uncover and bake an additional 30 minutes or until sauce is thick.

Nutrition Facts

246 calories; calories from fat 48%; fat 13.2g; saturated fat 4.6g; mono fat 5.4g; poly fat 1.7g; protein 17.3g; carbohydrates 15.8g; fiber 6g; cholesterol 55mg; iron 2.3mg; sodium 408mg; calcium 38mg.