Frijoles A La Charra

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Oct. 13, 2009


Ham hocks 2 Small
Canned pinto beans 4 Can (40 oz)
Garlic bulb 1 , juiced (Or To Taste)
Cumin seeds 2/3 Teaspoon
Green pepper 1 Small , finely chopped
Cilantro sprigs 3 , minced
Onion 1 Medium , finely chopped
Tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch


Cook ham hocks in a large saucepot with as little water as possible, until meat is tender.

Allow hocks to cool slightly; remove meat from bones.

Drain beans in colander; rinse in cold water and drain well.

Put beans in saucepot with ham and cooking liquid.

Add garlic juice, cumin seeds, green pepper, cilantro, onion, tomatoes with liquid, chili powder and salt.

Cook over medium heat until beans are hot and flavors are blended.

Recipe Summary

Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 347Calories from Fat 177

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 556 mg23.17%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 19 g38%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet