Smoky Pork, Bacon and White Bean Chili

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READY IN: 1hr 39mins
Recipe by National Pork Board

This warm chili bowl made with white beans, crispy bacon and spiced pork tenderloin brings a savory twist to hearty comfort food.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bacon in a large saucepan or small stockpot over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 8 - 10 min., then transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate; set aside.
  2. Add onion to bacon fat and cook 2 min., stirring occasionally. Increase heat to medium-high and add pork. Cook 6 - 8 min., stirring occasionally, until onions are crisp-tender. Stir in chili powder, paprika, tomatoes and their juices, and water. Bring to boil, reduce to a simmer and cook 35 - 45 min., stirring occasionally, until pork is tender.
  3. Stir in beans and 2/3 of the bacon. Cook 10 min until heated through, stirring occasionally. Salt to taste. Serve garnished with remaining bacon, sour cream and scallions.
  4. *Can substitute pork shoulder.

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