Pork Loin Chili

–from the kitchen of Scott Tapper (’79 farm operations), farmer and former president of the Iowa Pork Producers Association


3 pounds boneless pork loin, cut into 1-inch cubes

2 medium onions, chopped

1 medium green pepper, chopped

1 medium red pepper, chopped

1 medium yellow pepper, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

2 tablespoons flour

64 ounces whole peeled tomatoes, crushed

1, 16-ounce can red kidney beans

1, 16-ounce can pinto beans

1, 16-ounce can black beans

1, 16-ounce can tomato sauce

6 tablespoon chili powder

2 tablespoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon black pepper


Cook pork, onions, peppers, and garlic in oil until pork is browned.  Stir in flour, mixing well.  Add the remaining ingredients.  Simmer uncovered for one hour.  Serves 16.

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