|Black Bean Pork Chili|
1 pound lean ground pork
1 medium red OR green bell pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup water
2 teaspoons dried oregano, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon lime juice
Shredded cheddar cheese
Nonstick cooking spray
Flour tortillas (optional)
Coat heavy, large covered pot with nonstick cooking spray.
Heat over medium-
high heat. Add pork, bell pepper, onion, garlic and cumin. Cook
and stir until
pork is brown and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
Drain off fat.
Stir black beans, undrained tomatoes, water, oregano and salt into mixture in
pot. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
Uncover; simmer about 15 minutes more or until desired consistency.
Stir in lime juice. Ladle into soup bowls. Sprinkle each serving with cheddar
cheese. Serve with tortillas, if desired.
Makes 4 to 6 servings
Recipe by Pork, The Other White Meat