Pork and Black Bean Stew

Pork and Black Bean Stew

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"My Brazilian friend makes this for me occasionally and it is fabulous!"
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1 h servings 482 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 482 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 26.7 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.4g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 32.8 g
  • 66%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 1361 mg
  • 54%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat, stir in garlic and onion, and cook a few minutes until the onion softens and turns translucent. Remove the onion, and place into a saucepan. Pour the remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil into the skillet, and place over medium-high heat. Add cubed pork, and cook until well browned.
  2. Meanwhile, pour 3/4 of the black beans along with 1/4 cup water into the bowl of a blender, and pulse until finely chopped, but not quite smooth. Pour whole beans and bean puree into saucepan along with pork cubes, chicken stock, chorizo, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 30 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.


  1. 51 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Very good- I did in the crock-pot instead and doubled the recipe for leftovers and added extra beans...next time I will lessen the liquid (too much for the crock-pot, as was more like a soup) an...

Most helpful critical review

I was suspicious when I looked at the ingredient list and saw that this doesn't call for any spices. And I was right to be!.. this stew is BLAND. I doused it in hot sauce once it was on my plate...

Very good- I did in the crock-pot instead and doubled the recipe for leftovers and added extra beans...next time I will lessen the liquid (too much for the crock-pot, as was more like a soup) an...

I made this last night, amazing! However, I did use spare ribs, which I cooked in the oven for a few hours, and let the stew simmer for a couple of more hours with a bit of cumin and paprika. ...

Nice taste, easy to make. Too much liquid though, I doubled the recipe but should not have doubled the chicken stock. Either that or add more beans.

This stew is SENSATIONAL. I had leftover pork tenderloin I didn't know what to do with, so I chose this recipe not really knowing what to expect. Boy am I glad I did. It was a huge hit with m...

This was a wonderful stew and I really am not a stew eater. I made it one evening to serve for lunch the next day and I had two bowls of it before I went to bed. I could not put it down.

This was awesome! I did adjust the chicken broth to bean ratio for a thicker stew (1 1/2 cans beans to 1 1/4 cup chicken broth). I couln't find chorizo so I used ham and seasoned with cumin, anc...

Had an extra pork tenderloin and no time to marinate it and came across this recipe. I doubled the beans but left everything else the same and it is wonderful!! Making it for a second time tonig...

This stew was good but needed more in it. I added a can of mixed beans and another can of blakc beans.

Delicious! Instead of the pork tenderloin, I used some leftover pulled pork that I had in the fridge, and also added a can of diced tomatoes and a can of corn. Super quick, easy and yummy!

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