White Beans With Pork Tenderloin

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.

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.

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4 -6
1 Hr 15 Min
5 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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

How to Make White Beans With Pork Tenderloin


  • 1first 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.
  • 2while 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". add 3 chicken bouillon cubes. cover and cook on high 4-6 hours.
  • 3before serving break up tenderloin with a large wooden spoon. serve with diced fresh onion, corn bread and mixed (turnip and/or mustard) cooked greens. serves 4 to six.

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About White Beans With Pork Tenderloin

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