Southwestern Pork and Bean Soup

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total: 30 min.
Who says that soup has to take a long time to cook? This quick and easy soup can be made even on busy weeknights.


  • 2 boneless pork chops, diced
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 14 1/2 oz can chicken broth
  • 1 15 oz can Mexican-style chopped tomatoes
  • 1 15 oz can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tsp chili powder


  • In deep saucepan, brown pork with onion; stir in remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, lower heat, cover and simmer 10-15 minutes.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Serving Suggestion: Serve along with warm flour torillas and salad.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 231
  Calories from Fat 52 (23%)
(9%)Total Fat 6g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(10%)Cholesterol 30mg
(41%)Sodium 974mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(36%)Dietary Fiber 9g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(36%)Protein 18g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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