Charro Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 190.1
  • Total Fat: 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.8 mg
  • Sodium: 447.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.3 g
  • Protein: 10.9 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 cans pinto beans, rinsed
    3 slices of bacon, cut into 1/2 inch strips
    1 medium tomato, diced
    1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
    2 cloves of garlic
    3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely choppped (leave seeds in if you prefer it spicier)
    2 cups chicken stock


Fry slivers of bacon in a medium sauce pan until lightly browned.
Add onions, garlic and jalapenos and saute until onion becomes translucent.
Add tomatoes and cook until most of liquid has evaporated.
Add cilantro, chicken stock, and beans.
Simmer for one hour, or longer if you like a thicker soup.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LIRPAC.

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    yum - 3/30/10