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Pork-tastic Chili

Pork-tastic Chili
Total Time:
1 hour
Active Time:
30 minutes


1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
1 Hungarian pepper, finely chopped
2 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons + 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 lime, for zest/juice
8 oz bacon
8 oz fresh Mexican pork chorizo, casing removed
1 (8-oz) package fresh prediced yellow onions
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 (15-oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (16-oz) can kidney beans in mild chili sauce
1 (8-oz) can tomato sauce
1 cup water
1 package sauceless shredded pork (about 12 oz)
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup sour cream
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 cups tortilla chips


  1. Remove membrane and seeds from jalapeño and Hungarian peppers, then chop finely. Chop tomatoes and cilantro. Zest lime (1/4 teaspoon); squeeze for juice (1 tablespoon). Chop bacon; remove casing from chorizo (wash hands).
  2. Preheat large stockpot (5–6 quarts) on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place bacon in pot; cook and stir 4–5 minutes or until crispy. Remove bacon and place on paper towel-lined plate, discarding all bacon drippings except 1 tablespoon left in pot.
  3. Reheat pot and reserved bacon drippings on medium-high. Add chorizo, jalapeño, Hungarian pepper, and onions; cook 3–4 minutes or until browned. Add tomatoes and garlic; cook
    5 minutes or until tomatoes begin to break down.
  4. Drain and rinse black beans. Add black beans, kidney beans, tomato sauce, water, shredded pork, bacon, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, lime juice, and 2 tablespoons cilantro; mix thoroughly. Bring chili to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  5. Combine sour cream, remaining 1/3 cup cilantro, and lime zest. Serve chili with sour cream mixture, cheese, and tortilla chips.

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Pork-tastic Chili
Debbie R., Clearwater, FL

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Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 820kcal; FAT 53.00g; SAT FAT 23.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 120mg; SODIUM 2000mg; CARB 52g; FIBER 4.00g; SUGARS 9g; PROTEIN 40g; CALC 35%; VIT A 0%; VIT C 0%; IRON 35%

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