This is probably the best this dish has ever turned out for me. The flavor was excellent!
canola or vegetable oil
1 small pork roast, trimmed and cut into chunks
1 onion, chopped
3-4 garlic cloves, chopped
1 T Adobo seasoning (I used my homemade)
1 t each: oregano and cumin
4 cups water
1 cup dried black beans
fresh lime juice to taste
fresh cilantro leaves, snipped, to serve
Heat a large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium high heat. Add a little oil.
Add pork chunks and brown. Stir in onion and cook about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, Adobo and spices, and cook another minute or so.
Increase heat to high and add water and beans; bring to a simmer.
Carefully add mixture to a slow cooker. Cover and cook on high 1 hour. Reduce heat to low and cook on low 4 hours, or til beans are tender. Stir in lime juice. Taste and adjust as desired.
I served the stew with cilantro (with mine having a dollop or two of The Flying Scotsman Habanero Hot Sauce). That sauce is posted here: http://www.gather.com/viewImage.action?fileId=3096224746274458