Pressure Cooker Authentic Pink Mole with Pork

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Pressure Cooker Authentic Pink Mole with Pork
Pressure Cooker Authentic Pink Mole with Pork


  • Pork
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ onion, cut into cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1½ pounds boneless pork ribs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • Rice
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 cup rice, rinsed until water runs clear
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Molé
  • ½ cup butter
  • 8 ounces beets, cut into cubes
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon star anise
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 2 whole cloves
  • ½ cup sesame seeds
  • ½ cup shelled almonds
  • ½ cup pink pine nuts
  • ½ cup chipotle chiles
  • ½ cup Mezcal
  • 2 ounces white chocolate, cut into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • Vegetables
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 ounce sliced ​​carrots
  • 1 ounce sliced squash
  • 1 ounce julienned sweet peppers


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  1. Place 3 cups water, ½ onion, and 2 cloves garlic in inner steel pot of pressure cooker. Place trivet in water. Place pork ribs on trivet and season with salt.
  2. Lock pressure cooker lid in place and set steam vent handle to Sealing. Select Pressure Cook (Manual) and cook on High Pressure for 45 minutes. Let pressure release naturally. Transfer pork to a plate and reserve cooking liquid. Clean inner pot and return to pressure cooker.
  3. Combine 1½ cups water and rinsed rice in inner steel pot of pressure cooker.
  4. Lock Pressure Cooker lid in place and set steam vent handle to Sealing. Select Pressure Cook (Manual) and cook on High Pressure for 8 minutes. Let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes, then turn steam vent handle to Venting to quick-release pressure. Season rice with ½ teaspoon salt. Transfer rice to a bowl and wash and dry inner steel pot. Return steel pot to pressure cooker.
  5. Melt ½ cup butter in steel pot of MultiPot set to Sauté on Normal. Sauté beets and diced onion in hot butter until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir garlic into pot and saute until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  6. Stir cinnamon, anise, cumin, and cloves into beets and sauté until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add sesame seeds, almonds, pine nuts, and chipotle pepper; sauté for 1 minute more.
  7. Pour Mezcal into beets and let reduce for 1 minute. Stir white chocolate and salt into beets mixture. Pour reserved cooking liquid into pot and bring to a boil. Press Cancel to stop Sauté, remove inner pot to a heatproof surface, and cool completely.
  8. Blend beets mixture in a blender until sauce is smooth. Strain mole sauce through a fine-mesh sieve and return to inner pot of pressure cooker set to Keep Warm.
  9. 9. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over high heat. Sear cooked pork in hot butter until browned on all sides 2 to 5 minutes. Transfer cooked pork to a plate.
  10. Sauté carrots, squash, and sweet peppers in the same skillet until vegetables are hot, about 1 minute.
  11. Ladle mole onto plates and top with pork ribs. Serve with sauteed vegetables and steamed rice.
Mealthy Tip

Where does that striking pink color come from? Beautiful red beets, which give the dish an earthy, delicious flavor. Instead of chocolate in this mole, white chocolate it used to enhance with bright notes. Don't like pork? No problem; use any fatty meat in place of pork ribs for an equally delectable result.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 776 calories; 60g fat; 37.8g carbohydrates; 25g protein; 138mg cholesterol; 2386mg sodium.

Full nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 776 Calories from Fat 543
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 60g 93%
Saturated Fat 22g 110%
Trans Fat 0.9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9.6g
Monounsaturated Fat 18.8g
Cholesterol 138mg 46%
Sodium 2386mg 99%
Total Carbohydrate 37.8g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
Sugars 20.3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 15% Iron 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4


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Jaime Bowman says:

First time ever having pink mole! I must say, I love this recipe. It was very delicious, especially with the subtle notes of white chocolate. I love Latin-inspired cuisine, and this is up there with my top 5 favorites.