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Black Bean Soup with Shredded Pork

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 6 hrs
Yield 8 Servings
This heartier version of black bean soup gets added protein with the addition of shredded pork.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried black beans, rinsed and picked over
  • 2 bone-in center-cut pork chops (about 1 1/4 lb.)
  • 2 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped canned chipotle chilies in adobo plus 1 Tbsp. adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 320
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • protein 29 g
  • carbohydrate 37 g
  • fiber 9 g
  • cholesterol 48 mg
  • sodium 581 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 6 cups water, beans, pork chops, bacon, onion, garlic, chilies, adobo, cumin and salt in slow cooker. Cook on low until beans are tender and pork chops are falling apart, 4 to 6 hours.

  2. Remove and discard bacon. Cut pork away from bones. Discard bones and shred meat. Add meat back to slow cooker with beans. Season with additional salt and serve.