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Frijoles Rancheros

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Ingredients
  Dry pinto beans 2 Pound
  Salt pork/Ham / bacon 3⁄4 Pound
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 3 , chopped
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Serrano chili 1 , chopped
  Cilantro 1⁄2 Bunch (50 gm), chopped
  Chunky picante sauce 3 Tablespoon (Thick)
Directions

Place beans in large pot filled half full of water.
Cook on medium low heat for 1 hour; add salt pork, ham or bacon, garlic, and salt.
Cook for 2 hours on medium heat.
Reduce heat to very low and cook 1 more hour.
Refill pot with water and add tomatoes, onion, chili, cilantro, and picante sauce.
Simmer until beans are soft, adding water every 15 minutes if needed.
Do not stir beans too much or the soup will be very thick.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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