Main Dishes

Crock Pot Pork and Black Bean Mole

I have never been a traditionalist. Well, I am in some ways. Like when it comes to weddings, or writing thank you notes, or RSVP'ing to parties. But don't get me started. Ahem. Let’s just say I have never been a purist or traditionalist when it comes to certain aspects of food. I just love food with great flavor and I hope we have that in common! Traditional Mexican mole (pronounced moh-lay, like guacamole) sauce is an extremely complicated concoction. Several kinds of chiles, spi

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1 yellow onion, sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1 lb. boneless pork loin, cut in 1/2" pieces
2 T. tomato paste
1 c. reduced sodium chicken broth
1 T. chili powder
1/2 t. cumin
1 oz. Mexican chocolate, chopped (can use bittersweet chocolate)
1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
2 T. cilantro, chopped (plus extra for garnish, if desired)
2 c. instant brown rice, cooked according to package directions (for serving)
Spray a 4 qt. crock pot with cooking spray and add the onion, garlic, jalapeno, pork, tomato paste, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, chocolate, black beans and cilantro and stir to combine. Cook on low...
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Nutritions

Calories
405

Sodium
535mg
22% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
24g
48% DV

Carbs
68g
23% DV

Fiber
18g
72% DV