Fiesta Frijoles

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Oct. 26, 2009


Onions 1 Large , sliced (May Use 2 Small)
Salt pork 1 Pound , diced
Finely chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
Worcestershire 1 Tablespoon
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Dried beans 2 Pound (Pink / Red Colored)
Grated parmesan cheese/Romano cheese 2 Tablespoon
Chile powder 2 Teaspoon (Add More As Per Taste)
Sugar 3 Tablespoon
Vinegar 3 Tablespoon
Canned tomatoes 2 Pound (2 Cans, 1 Pound Each / 4 Cups)
Dried chili 4 Small
Bacon slices/3 tablespoons bacon drippings 4
Salt To Taste
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)


Soak beans overnight in water to cover (or cover beans with water, bring to a boil, boil 2 minutes, let stand 1 hour).

Add pork and garlic, cook slowly in the soaking water for about 1 hour, or until pork is tender.

Add more water, if necessary.

Meanwhile, fry bacon (or melt bacon fat) in a large frying pan; add onion and cook until tender; add all remaining ingredients except salt and cheese.

Cook, stirring frequently until thickened.

When pork is tender, add the tomato sauce to the bean mixture, and add salt to taste.

Cook slowly about 1 hour longer, or until beans are soft, but not mushy.

Stir in grated cheese.

Recipe Summary

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 7281Calories from Fat 3528

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 393 g604.6%

Saturated Fat 143 g715%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 9015 mg375.63%

Total Carbohydrates 722 g240.7%

Dietary Fiber 253 g1012%

Sugars 62 g

Protein 249 g498%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet