Charro Beans Recipe or Frijoles Charros Recipe
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 8
  • 1 pound of beans
  • 2 cloves of peeled garlic
  • 1 white onion (1/2 whole, ½ chopped)
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt
  • Water
  • 1 teaspoon of powdered chicken broth
  • 1 sliced serrano or jalapeno pepper
  • 5 ounces of bacon cut into small pieces
  • 5 ounces of chorizo
  • 5 ounces of pork rinds in small pieces (optional)
  • 2 sliced turkey sausages (optional).
  1. Leave a pot of beans covered in water overnight.
  2. The following day replace the water - adding a sufficient amount to begin cooking.
  3. As the water reaches its boiling point, add the ½ onion and garlic cloves.
  4. Cook until done, then add salt according to taste.
  5. In a frying pan with a small amount of cooking oil, fry the bacon and chorizo for about 4-5 minutes.
  6. Add the chopped onion, the chilli pepper, and tomato and continue to fry.
  7. Add the fried ingredients to the pot of beans.
  8. Once the mixture is brought to boil, add the cilantro, pork rinds, and sausages. Season with salt and powdered chicken broth.
  9. Serve.
Recipe by Mom's Mexican Recipes at