Bean Chalupa Recipe

Bean Chalupa picture


Preparation Time3 Hr 0 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In3 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
Interest Group


 Dried pinto beans1 Pound
 Boneless pork roast/Beef roast3 Pound
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Chili powder2 Tablespoon
 Ground cumin1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Canned chopped green chiles4 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
 Dried oregano1 Teaspoon
 Corn chips15 Ounce (1 Package)
 Head of lettuce1 Small, shredded
 Tomatoes4 Medium, chopped
 Tomatoes4 Medium, peeled and chopped
 Ripe avocados3 , peeled and chopped
 Shredded sharp cheddar cheese12 Ounce
 Taco sauce1 Tablespoon (Use Commercial)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 4515 Calories from Fat 2185

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 246 g378.4%

Saturated Fat 68.1 g340.7%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 587.3 mg

Sodium 4581.7 mg190.9%

Total Carbohydrates 330 g109.9%

Dietary Fiber 80.8 g323%

Sugars 30.2 g

Protein 267 g533.9%

Vitamin A 455.4% Vitamin C 308.9%

Calcium 194% Iron 137.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Prepare the beans by sorting and washing.
2) In a large Dutch oven, place beans and pour enough to water to cover.

3) Add pork, garlic, onion, chili powder, cumin, salt and green chilies. Place over heat.
4) Cover with a lid and allow simmering for 3 hour, to soften the meat.
5) Add oregano and cook for 30 minutes without the cover.
6) Remove meat from the pan for shredding.
7) Return back meat to the pan and mix well.

8) Spoon the bean mixture over corn chips.
9) Arrange lettuce, tomato, avocado, onion and cheese in layers.

10) Spread taco sauce on top of chalupas.
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