Black Bean Soup with Shredded Pork

This heartier version of black bean soup gets added protein with the addition of shredded pork.

Yield:

8 Servings

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 6 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 320
Fat 6 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 29 g
Carbohydrate 37 g
Fiber 9 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 581 mg

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

Preparation

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.

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.

Note:

March 2009