Charro Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 113.8
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.3 mg
  • Sodium: 678.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 8.0 g

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bean soup... i use mayacabo beans or peruian bean bean soup... i use mayacabo beans or peruian bean
Number of Servings: 24


    1 lb bacon, minced
    2 large onions, diced
    1 head garlic, minced
    4 serrano peppers, minced
    2 lb bag pinto beans, soaked
    1/2 gallon chicken stock
    2 bottles regular beer (NOT light)
    1 bunch cilantro, chopped


Mince onion, garlic and peppers in food processor.
Mince bacon, fry in stock pot until not quite crispy. Add onion/garlic/peppers, cook @ 5 minutes more. Add beans, chicken stock, beer, oregano and cumin. Add water to cover beans plus 1 inch. Simmer on low heat 1-1/2 hours until beans are cooked, not mushy. Add water if necessary. Add cilantro and simmer 5 more minutes.
1 serving is @ 1 cup

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JOADAIR.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    We used shiner and it tasted fantastic. - 12/8/09

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    Recipe incomplete. How much cilantro or cumin? Sounds really good. - 11/15/09

    Reply from SANCARLOSJO (11/16/09)
    Cilantro comes in a 'bunch", like parsley. Use as much or as little as you like. Stems can go in too.