Chalupa Recipe

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I found this recipe in the local newspaper many years ago and everyone enjoys it.It makes a large amount so it's good for a crowd.
Chalupa is good made with beef or chicken.
The canned fire roasted green chilies are great or use a combination of fresh sweet and hot peppers.


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3 lbs boneless pork roast
1 lb pinto beans
3-4 cloves garlic,chopped
2 t.chile powder
1 t. cumin
1 t. oregano
4 oz can diced green chilis
1 t. salt
corn chips
cheddar or colby cheese,grated
onion,chopped fine
avocado,sliced or diced

How to Make Chalupa


  • 1Combine pork,dry beans,seasonings in large kettle.Add water to cover,cover and simmer about 6 hrs.Break up meat and cook,uncovered until thick,about 45 mins.To serve,place a layer of corn chips on a plate and top with meat mixture.Garnish with remaining ingredients.
    Note:if you make chicken chalupa,simmer a whole chicken with salt,pepper and garlic.Skin,debone and chop into large chunks. Add to cooked beans and continue with the recipe.

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Course/Dish: Pork

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