Dr. K's Smoked Pork Tenderloin Chili

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Dr. K's Smoked Pork Tenderloin Chili

Ingredients and Directions for Memorable Dr. K's Chili

Here’s Dr. K’s twist on a classic chili with chunks of perfectly smoked pork tenderloin. This dish is even better the next day… if you have any leftovers!


1 ½ -2 lbs smoked pork tenderloin

2 medium chopped onions

2 cups beef stock

2 cans beans

2 cans (15 oz) crushed tomatoes

1 can Rotel tomatoes

1 (6oz) can tomato paste

1 small can green chiles

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons minced garlic

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 teaspoons cumin

2 teaspoons oregano

1-2 Dr.K’s TennCans


  1. Smoke your pork tenderloin using your favorite Dr. K’s Tenn Cans
  2. Allow tenderloins to cool then dice into 1/4 in pieces
  3. In a large pot, heat olive oil
  4. Add garlic & onions along with salt, black pepper & cayenne pepper
  5. Sauté for 3-5 mins or until onions are wilted
  6. Add meat & remaining spices
  7. Sauté for 5 mins while stirring every minute
  8. Add all of the canned ingredients and beef stock
  9. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer
  10. Simmer for 1 hr while stirring every 15 minutes
  11. Then serve with your favorite chili toppings & enjoy.