Charro Beans (Mexican BeanSoup)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 195.7
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,433.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 11.7 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2.5 cups Pinto Beans
    1.5 bunches Cilantro, chopped
    large Yellow Onion, chopped
    4 cubes Chicken Bouillon
    6 cups Water
    10 slices Hormel Black Label Bacon
    1 can Great Value Fire Roasted Tex Mex Style Diced Tomatoes
    1 fresh jalapeno, seeded and diced
    1 Tbs garlic powder
    1 Tbs onion powder
    1 Tbs cumin
    1 Tbs chili powder


Put beans in hot water and ring to a boil. Remove from stove top and let beans sit in water for 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans and add back to pot. Add all other ingredients to pot. Add salt (I use garlic salt) and pepper to taste. Simmer for 2 hours, or until the beans are fully cooked.

Serving Size: Makes 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MEGRENEE2.