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Favorite Recipes: Southwestern Pork And Bean Soup

Recipe Author

Name: K. R. P. S. (THEkrps)
Total Recipes: 21



Southwestern Pork And Bean Soup

Dish: Soups
Dish Type: Pork
Difficulty: 5 / 10
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.

  • 2 - Boneless pork chops, diced
  • - Onion, chopped
  • 1 14 oz. - Can chicken broth
  • 1 15 oz. - Can Mexican-style chopped tomatoes
  • 1 15 oz - Can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 t - Chili powder

Southwestern Pork And Bean Soup

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  1. In deep saucepan, brown pork with onion.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Bring to a boil, lower heat.

Cover and simmer 10-15 minutes.




  • Stovetop/Crock Pot: The first time I made it, I followed the directions and made it in a pot on the stove. Thereafter, it's been the crock pot.
  • Tomatoes: When shopping, I could not find Mexican-style chopped tomatoes, so, I got Spanish style something-or-other which turned out to be simply tomato sauce. In the future, I probably will not waste my time with either, but simply buy diced tomatoes.
  • Chili Powder: We don’t like spicy, so, I reduced the amount of chili powder to ½ t; that being said, the soup was tasty, just somewhat bland, next time, I will increase the amount of chili powder until I find a happy medium!
  • Pork Chops: For some reason, I sometimes have no pork chops in the house, but I will likely have some spare ribs, so, that's what will go into the pot.
  • Pinto Beans: I have increased the amount of pinto beans to two cans just for kicks. I suppose this means it will be less of a soup and more like pork and beans.
  • Chicken Broth: I never seem to never have canned chicken broth around, so, I generally use bullion and water. :) Sometimes I use vegetable instead of chicken because the stock is more important than the flavor.

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