Spicy Pork Chili with White Beans Recipe

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Spicy Pork Chili with White Beans Recipe
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Spicy Pork Chili with White Beans Recipe

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This chili, loaded with white beans and cubes of pork, has plenty of bite. But if it’s not spicy enough for you, top it with shredded jalapeno jack cheese and finely diced onions. —Larry Laatsch, Saginaw, Michigan
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cubed
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 4 celery ribs, diced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon each white pepper, cayenne pepper, ground cumin and pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, optional
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

In a Dutch oven, cook the pork, onions and celery in butter until meat is browned. Stir in the beans, broth, water, jalapenos, spices, garlic, salt, parsley and hot pepper sauce if desired. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours.
Uncover; simmer 30-40 minutes longer or until chili reaches desired consistency. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 15 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Spicy Pork Chili in Taste of Home October/November 2005, p37

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 247 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 871mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 9g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.

  • 1-1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cubed
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 4 celery ribs, diced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon each white pepper, cayenne pepper, ground cumin and pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, optional
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  1. In a Dutch oven, cook the pork, onions and celery in butter until meat is browned. Stir in the beans, broth, water, jalapenos, spices, garlic, salt, parsley and hot pepper sauce if desired. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours.
  2. Uncover; simmer 30-40 minutes longer or until chili reaches desired consistency. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 15 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Spicy Pork Chili in Taste of Home October/November 2005, p37

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scorpia User ID: 5480691 153465
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2013

"This was a hit. I forgot to put in the 2 cups of water and I used regular pork loin instead of tenderloin and it works just fine. With the length of time it takes to cook, the meat gets very tender. Next time I think I might try it in the slow cooker."

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cafritz User ID: 1148899 131288
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2013

"I have made this many times. It's my favorite chili. I halved the recipe as there are just 3 of us. Also, for the people that say it's too many beans, just leave out a can or two. And it tastes best if you follow the recipe and use a fresh pork tenderloin, not a left over piece of meat."

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willhecookit User ID: 6287305 62670
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2011

"Very good, although, I used 2 lb. of pork,"

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TJTrails User ID: 1261407 156878
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2010

"I think of this more as a recipe for beans with pork than a chili, the best darn bean recipe I've ever tasted. We have made this many times. It's great with pepper jack cheese on top & a nice crusty bread for sopping. Try this recipe you won't be disappointed."

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slushy935 User ID: 2184634 132754
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2009

"My husband goes nuts for this chili. Infact he's stopped making his read meat chili cause he says this one is the tops!"

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anonymous User ID: 5520322 151838
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2007

"My family loves this recipe! All the way from my 8 yr old to my husband.

We are a family of 9 and the pot is empty after one meal! Thanks for sharing."

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