Cocido de Puerco Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Cocido de Puerco which belongs to the Pork and Lamb recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 3 pounds (1.4 kg) bony cuts of pork (Meaty pork neck bones are ideal.)
  2. 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
  3. 1 clove garlic, crushed
  4. 1 large onion, sliced
  5. 1 large green pepper, diced
  6. 2 medium zucchini, cut into chunks
  7. 1 can (14 ounces, or 410 g) diced tomatoes
  8. 2 teaspoons cumin
  9. 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  10. teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

Cooking Instructions

In a heavy skillet over medium-high heat, sear the pork bones in the oil until they're brown all over.

Turn the heat to low and add the garlic, onion, pepper, zucchini, tomatoes, cumin, oregano, and pepper flakes.

Cover the skillet and let it simmer for 1 hour.

Serving Yield

About 6 servings, depending on how meaty your bones are

Nutrition Information

Each with 13 grams of carbohydrates and 4 grams of fiber, for a total of 9 grams of usable carbs and about 35 grams of protein.