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Hearty Pork & Black Bean Nachos Recipe
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Hearty Pork & Black Bean Nachos Recipe

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My husband and I are both graduate students right now, so we don't have a lot of time to cook dinner. Our family loves coming home to this incredible nacho platter, and I love how easy it is to prepare. —Faith Stokes, Chickamauga, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (4 ounces) beef jerky
  • 3 pounds pork spareribs, cut into 2-rib sections
  • 4 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Tortilla chips
  • Optional toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, thinly sliced green onions, pickled jalapenos and chopped tomatoes

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup meat mixture (calculated without chips and toppings): 469 calories, 24g fat (9g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 1055mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 7g fiber), 33g protein.

Directions

  1. Place beef jerky in a food processor; pulse until finely ground. Place ribs in a 5- or 6-qt. slow cooker; top with jerky, beans, broth, onion, bacon, garlic and pepper flakes. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. When cool enough to handle, remove meat from bones; discard bones. Shred meat with two forks; return to slow cooker. Strain pork mixture; discard juices. Serve with chips and toppings as desired.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled shredded meat mixture with juices in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally. Strain pork mixture; discard juices. Serve with chips and toppings as desired.
    Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Pork and Black Bean Nachos in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2016, p90

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.


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