Cha Cha Beans

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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

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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

  1. Cook pinto beans using the quick method on the back of the beans. Add the salt pork while cooking. Salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Salsa directions:
    Mix together the tomatoes, onions, cilantro, jalopena's. Squeeze juice of the lime over the ingredients.
  3. How to serve:
    Place the beans in a serving bowl and put salsa on top. This is good served with some buttermilk cornbread.
  4. Tip: 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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