Slow Cooker Black Bean Chili
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Serves: 8
  • 2 cups dry black beans
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 lb pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch chunks (can buy meat already cut up)
  • 16 oz jar thick chunky salsa
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  1. Soak dried black beans overnight (covered by 2 inches of water).
  2. In the morning dump the water and rinse the beans, sorting through and tossing the undesirable beans.
  3. Mix the beans with all the ingredients in the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours.
  4. Top with your family favorites such as sour cream, cheese or avocado.
Recipe by Maryann Jacobsen at