Frijoles Borrachos (Drunken Beans)

Ginger Amiro

By
@Jeaner54

This is another of my dad's recipes. Even if you don't care for pinto beans this might change your mind.


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Serves:

An entire family with leftovers for burritos.

Cook:

4 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
pinto beans
1
small onion, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/4 lb
salt pork, cubed
6 c
water
1 1/4 tsp
salt
4 slice
bacon, cut into small pieces
1
14 oz. can tomatoes, chopped
2 - 3
serrano peppers, seeded, deveined, and minced
2 tsp
dried cilantro or 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
1 bottle
bottle carta blanca beer

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put beans, onion, garlic, and salt pork into at least a 5 1/2 quart heavy pot with a good lid.
2
Add water and bring to a rolling boil.
3
Cover and reduce heat to a slow simmer. Cook for about 3 hours or until beans are nearly tender.
4
Add the salt and cook uncovered at a little higher heat to reduce the fluid, stir often.
5
Fry bacon pieces in a skillet until crisp.
6
Add chopped tomatoes, peppers, and cilantro to the skillet.
7
Cook at a good simmer for about 10 minutes or until tomato liquid has reduced some and flavors have blended.
8
Raise the heat to high and add the beer.
9
Let the mixture come to a roiling boil for 2 or 3 minutes and add it to the beans. Stir to mix.
10
Replace the lid and cook at a slow simmer for about another hour or until the beans are very tender.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southwestern