October Beans With Pork Tenderloin and Onion

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Barbara Miller

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@Barbara_Miller

I've always made dried beans with ham or bacon but I only had tenderloin so that's how I came up with this recipe. I sometimes add sliced onion to the pot when I add the beans.

Please note that the cook time on 5 hours is on high. These can also be cooked on low for 8 hours, but the chops need to be started on high for 1 hour either way.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 -6
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
5 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    october beans, dried
  • ·
    water to cover
  • 4 slice
    pork tenderloin chops
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper, freshly cracked
  • 3
    chicken bouillon cubes
  • ·
    water to cover
  • 1 c
    onion, diced (optional for garnish)

How to Make October Beans With Pork Tenderloin and Onion

Step-by-Step

  1. first wash the dried beans in cold water and remove any stones or debris. then cover with water, plus 2" in a large pot. place over med high heat and bring to a boil. let boil 2 minutes. remove from heat and cover. let sit 1 hour. drain and rinse in warm water.
  2. while beans soak add pepper to both sides of tenderloin. arrange in 6 quart crock pot/slow cooker so that all pieces touch the bottom. turn on high and close the lid. cook 1 hour. just before adding beans remove lid and turn the tenderloin onto the other side. add rinsed beans. add hot water to cover beans plus 2". cover and cook on high 4-6 hours.
  3. 30 minutes before serving add the chicken bouillon cubes (crush then into the pot) and stir. replace lid.
  4. To serve, break up tenderloin with a serving spoon then ladle the beans, tenderloin and broth into a bowl. Add chopped onion if you wish. Serve with cornbread and cooked greens.

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About October Beans With Pork Tenderloin and Onion

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy




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