Southwestern Style Chalupas


This recipe came from my sister who lives in Arizona. It is a very tasty blend of pork, beans and spices served over corn chips. Try topping with cheese, peppers, salsa, sour cream, etc. Everyone who tastes it asks for the recipe. Excellent!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 5 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (4 pound) pork roast

  • 1 pound dried pinto beans

  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons cumin seed

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 quart water

  • 1 (16 ounce) package corn chips


  1. In a slow cooker, combine pork roast, pinto beans, chile peppers, chili powder, cumin seed, oregano, salt, pepper, and water. Cover, and simmer on Low for 4 hours.

  2. Shred meat, removing any bones and fat. Cover, and continue cooking for 2 to 4 more hours. Add more water if necessary.

  3. Place corn chips on serving plates. Spoon pork mixture over chips, and serve with desired toppings.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

660 Calories
24g Fat
72g Carbs
43g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 660
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 79mg 26%
Sodium 891mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 72g 26%
Dietary Fiber 16g 56%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 43g
Vitamin C 12mg 60%
Calcium 176mg 14%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 1077mg 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.