Slow-Cooker Beer-Braised Pork and Black Bean Soup

Slow-Cooker Beer-Braised Pork and Black Bean Soup
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Serves 6| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In the bowl of a slow cooker, combine the beer, 3 cups water, the chilies, adobo sauce, cumin, onion, beans, pork, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt.
  2. Set the slow cooker to high and cook, covered, until the beans are tender and the pork pulls apart easily, 4 to 5 1/2 hours. Using a fork, separate the pork into large pieces.
  3. Divide among individual bowls and top with the sour cream, salsa, and cilantro.
  4. Note: This recipe was tested in a 6-quart slow cooker. Because different models cook at different rates, the cooking time above is presented as a range. Check for doneness at the low end of the range (but not before, as the escaped heat will significantly slow the cooking). If the food is not done, cover and cook to the end of the suggested time range. If using a slow-cooker smaller than 6 quarts, the cooking time may take an additional hour or more, and results may vary.
By January, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 609Calories From Fat 37%
  • Fat 25g
  • Sat Fat 10g
  • Cholesterol 94mg
  • Sodium 599mg
  • Carbohydrate 55g
  • Fiber 12g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Protein 36g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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