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beans de el charro

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Audra LeNormand
Liberty, TX

I won Grand Champion Trophy at a BBQ cook-off a few years back and thought it was time to share my recipe. Soak the beans over night and it cuts the cooking time down. we like it with Mexican cornbread and rice.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For beans de el charro

  • 1 lb
    pinto beans washed
  • 1 lg
    onion peeled & chopped
  • 1 gal
  • 1 bunch
    cilantro cleaned & chopped
  • 4 stick
    celery cleaned and chopped
  • 1 lg
    bell pepper cleaned and chopped
  • 1 bunch
    green onions cleaned and chopped
  • 4 Tbsp
    garlic pressed
  • 3 lg
    jalepeno's ( whole do not cut up)
  • 1
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 can
    ro-tel spicey
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 lb
    bacon chopped
  • 3 md
    limes, juiced

How To Make beans de el charro

  • 1
    Put water, beans,jalapeno's and cumeno in pot and start to cook 1 hour.Juice from 1 lime. Do not put salt in till beans are cooked.
  • 2
    Now put onion, green onion, garlic, celery and bell pepper and bacon in the pot and cook till beans are done. Now put half of ciantro in beans.
  • 3
    Now add salt and pepper. Take a cup of beans out and mash them really good it will thicken the juice and make them really tasty Put last of Cilantro in just before serving. Put in crockpot and cook ok high for 2 hours then on low for 4 hours