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Sweet BBQ Pork Chili

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Black and red beans with tender pieces of pork shoulder simmered in a homemade sweet BBQ sauce with brown sugar, garlic and tomato sauce for a fusion of BBQ pork and chili."
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1 h servings 295
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. To make BBQ sauce: Stir together tomato sauce, brown sugar, mustard, vinegar, onion, chili powder and garlic in small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; set aside.
  2. To make chili: Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 5 minutes or until brown on all sides, stirring occasionally. Remove from saucepan; set aside.
  3. Add onion and salt to same saucepan. Cook 4 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in prepared BBQ, browned pork, undrained tomatoes, black beans, kidney beans and broth. Bring a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until pork is tender, stirring occasionally. Top each serving with sour cream, parsley and serve with warm cornbread, if desired.


  • Cook's Tips:
  • For a spicy-sweet BBQ sauce, add 1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeno or habanero pepper to the homemade BBQ sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 295 calories; 7.9 43.3 14.3 24 1284 Full nutrition

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I've made this several times each successful! I've used home grown tomatoes inside it. I'm going to add corn the next time I make it. This would make a great sweet and sour. Just add chunked...

My family loves sweet chili. I always add sugar and a dash of cinnamon to ours. This was a sweet and easy chili. It was gone in one sitting. This would also go amazing over nachos or fries as we...

This recipe was good, but a bit too sweet for me and my family. Some people would prefer a sweeter chili, however, we would prefer it to be more savory. I've never made Pork chili so it was fun ...

I used leftover smoked pork in this soup and it was wonderful! Wish I had doubled the recipe. It was a little on the sweet side but I enjoyed it!

This was nice. I made a couple of changes - less brown sugar so it wasn't too sweet, 1/2 the canned tomatoes (it looked plenty wet after the first can so I stopped there), and corn instead of th...