Frijoles Rancheros

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May. 10, 2011


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)


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
Cook Time: 80 Minutes
Ready In: 80 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 587Calories from Fat 258

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1108 mg46.17%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 15 g60%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 22 g44%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet