Frijoles Borrachos (Drunken Beans)

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
An entire family with leftovers for burritos.
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Frijoles Borrachos (Drunken Beans)

Step-by-Step

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

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About Frijoles Borrachos (Drunken Beans)

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




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