Recipes and Cooking Pork and Black Bean Soup 4.3 (7) Add your rating & review Your slow cooker does almost all of the heavy lifting to make this Pork and Black Bean Soup recipe spicy, savory, and delicious. Serve this pork soup with a side of tortilla chips to use for scooping (in addition to a spoon, of course!). By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 17, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 25 mins Stand Time: 1 hrs Slow Cook Time: 8 hrs Total Time: 9 hrs 25 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 7 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup dry black beans, rinsed and drained 6 cup water 1 pound boneless pork loin 4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 cup water ½ cup chopped onion (1 medium) ½ cup chopped carrot (1 medium) ½ cup chopped green sweet pepper (1 small) ½ cup bottled chipotle salsa or salsa 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon liquid smoke 1 clove garlic, minced Snipped fresh cilantro Directions In a large pot combine beans and the 6 cups water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans. Meanwhile, trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 3/4-inch pieces. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine drained beans, meat, broth, the 1 cup water, the onion, carrot, sweet pepper, salsa, cumin, liquid smoke, and garlic. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Ladle soup into bowls. Sprinkle each serving with cilantro. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 259 Calories 7g Fat 24g Carbs 24g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 259 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 52mg 17% Sodium 513mg 22% Total Carbohydrate 24g 9% Total Sugars 3g Protein 24g Vitamin C 12.4mg 62% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 2.9mg 16% Potassium 755mg 16% Folate, total 145.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.6mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.