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Shredded Pork with Beans Recipe

Shredded Pork with Beans Recipe

"A friend gave me this recipe, which my sons say is a keeper," relates Sarah Johnston of Lincoln, Nebraska. For a change of pace, spoon the tasty filling into soft tortillas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 3 pork tenderloin (1 pound each), cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) picante sauce
  • Hot cooked rice, optional


  • 1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, place the pork, beans and picante sauce. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until pork is tender. Shred pork; return to slow cooker. Serve with rice if desired. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 91 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 328 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.