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5) Frijoles A La Charra (5 of 6)

Frijoles A La Charra

5) Frijoles A La Charra (5 of 6)

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup of chopped up fresh cilantro
  • 1 can of beer
  • 1 can of sliced jalapeno peppers
  • 2 diced and fresh tomatoes
  • 1 chopped up onion
  • ½ pound of diced bacon
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 5 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1 pound of dry pinto beans

Preparation

  1. Take the pinto beans and place them in the slow cooker. Cover this completely with water.
  2. Mix in some salt and garlic. Cover this and then cook on high heat for about an hour.
  3. Take a skillet and cook the bacon using medium to high heat until the bacon becomes even brown but remains tender.
  4. Drain half the fat out of the bacon.
  5. Put onion in the skillet and cook this until it becomes tender.
  6. Mix in the jalapenos and tomatoes and cook this until they have received proper heat.
  7. Transfer the contents to the slow cooker and stir them in the beans.
  8. Cover your slow cooker and then continue the cooking for about 4 hours using low heat.
  9. Mix in the cilantro and beer around 30 minutes before your cooking time ends.

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