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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!).

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

25 mins
1 hr
8 hrs
9 hrs 25 mins
7 1/2 cups


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

259 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 52mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 24g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 6g; sugars 3g; protein 24g; vitamin a 2040.8IU; vitamin c 12.4mg; thiamin 0.5mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 4.9mg; vitamin b6 0.6mg; folate 145.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.3mcg; sodium 513mg; potassium 755mg; calcium 70.7mg; iron 2.9mg.