Cha Cha Beans

1
Jenny Powers

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@JennyPowers

I made the beans and they did not have a name so friends started calling them Cha Cha beans. It does not get any easier than this.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
3 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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1
small bag of dried pinto beans
2
small pieces of salt pork
1
medium tomato seeded and diced
1
medium onion, diced
1/2
cup chopped cilantro
2
jalopena's seeds removed and diced
2
limes (you might only need 1, depending on the size.

How to Make Cha Cha Beans

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook pinto beans using the quick method on the back of the beans. Add the salt pork while cooking. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 2Salsa directions:
    Mix together the tomatoes, onions, cilantro, jalopena's. Squeeze juice of the lime over the ingredients.
  • 3How to serve:
    Place the beans in a serving bowl and put salsa on top. This is good served with some buttermilk cornbread.
  • 4Tip: You can buy ready made salsa in the produce department.
    Tip: You can leave some of the seeds in the salsa if you want to kick it up.

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About Cha Cha Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southwestern
Hashtags: #beans, #pinto




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