Jerre's Black Bean and Pork Tenderloin Slow Cooker Chili

Jerre's Black Bean and Pork Tenderloin Slow Cooker Chili

Sally Renz Cummings 72

"My Aunt Jerre won THIRD PLACE with this recipe in the St. Louis Slow Cooker Cook Off in the past couple months! We are proud, proud, proud!"


10 h 10 m servings 245 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 245 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 24 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 1045 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine pork tenderloin, onion, red pepper, black beans, salsa, chicken broth, oregano, cumin, and chili powder in a slow cooker. Set to Low and cook for 8 to 10 hours.
  2. Break up pieces of cooked pork to thicken the chili before serving.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 331 Ratings


This was very good. I did make a few changes. My husband, a Chef, said you should use loin and not tenderloin. I used a loin roast and was perfect. I added cumin, coriander, a dark beer (fat tir...

Yes! My Auntie Jerre's! I love it made it several times. Last time, I added a bottle of beer, green chilies and then hot sauce at the end. Nice versatile recipe. She knows cooking...

I had some pork stew meat that I bought on clearance that I used in this recipe instead of a pork tenderloin (I am a mom on a very tight budget!). I did double the meat in this recipe only becau...

A very different recipe for chili. A nice change. Make sure you don't add more chicken broth than the recipe calls for. Also, don't drain the black beans.

Love this recipe. I made it with "Smokin' Hot" Cilantro salsa and it was quite tasty. Please note, the nutrition information on the side looks to me to be off considerably. Based on the ingre...

This was very good. I used a pork roast instead of tenderloin to save money. I added 1 can of mild green chilis and adobo seasoning. Served over chips with sour cream.

I thought this was great. I also added green chilies like others recommended. Though I did serve this over a cilantro lime rice. The combo was really good.

This was delicious! Healthy and very good. I added 1/2 bottle of beer, minced garlic and a bay leaf. Delish! Very hearty and filling, as well. A keeper, for sure.

I used the recipe as inspiration for the ingredients I had on hand and it is super tasty. (My changes - generous amounts of mexican seasoning blend, and chili powder. A whooole lotta garlic, big...