Smoky Pork Chili

  1. 1 1/2 pounds boneless pork sirloin roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
    1 cup salsa, mild or hot
    1 cup barbecue sauce
    1 (1 1/4-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  2. 2 cups frozen corn kernels
    1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained
    1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  1. Combine pork, salsa, barbecue sauce, taco seasoning, corn and chickpeas in a 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on High 4 to 5 hours or Low 8 to 10 hours.
  3. Stir in beans, cover and let stand 10 minutes, enough time for beans to heat through.
  4. Makes 6 servings
  5. Recipe by Pork, The Other White Meat

Chili Trivia:

  • Chili is the official state food of Texas
  • Cincinnati Chili was inspired by Greek and Macedonian immigrants around the turn of the 20th century
  • The intensity of heat in the taste of the Chile peppers usually decreases as the size of the pepper increases