Monday, August 12, 2013

Frijoles Charros/Charro Beans

1 LB of Pinto Beans Clean.                              Salt to taste
 3 garlic cloves                                                Pinch of Cumin
8 oz Home Made Mexican Chorizo                 Pinch of Black Pepper
6 Slices of Bacon                                            1 pack of Sazon (no MSG)
6 slices of ham                                                1 can Chipotle Peppers
10 cebollitas (green onions)
 Bunch of Chopped Cilantro

Leave a pot of beans covered in water overnight.
The following day replace the water - adding a sufficient amount to begin cooking.
As the water reaches its boiling point, add the 2 garlic cloves.
Cook until done, then add salt according to taste.
In a frying pan fry the chorizo for about 4-5 minutes.
Add the bacon fry until bacon is crisp
Add ham cook another 4 to 5 minutes once everything is cook drain fat.
Add meat to beans mix
Add a Cumin, Sazon, Black pepper, Chipotle with a little sauce and finally add green onions.

Cook for another 20 min until onions are cooked.
Done & Serve 

If you would like to make this a healthier Charro Beans replace the meats with
Turkey Bacon 
Turkey Chorizo
Turkey Ham
Follow same directions.