Frijoles A La Charra

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May. 11, 2011

Ingredients

Salt pork 1/4 Pound
Pinto beans 1/2 Pound
Onion 1/2 , sliced
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Salt 1 1/4 Teaspoon
Bacon 1/4 Pound , diced
Tomatoes 2 , peeled, seeded and chopped
Serrano chile 3 , minced
Chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoon

Directions

Place the first 5 ingredients in a dutch oven and bring to a boil.

Lower the heat, cover and simmer gently until beans are tender, about 1-1/2 hours.

Add the salt and cook, uncovered, for another 15 minutes.

Cook the bacon in a skillet until slightly browned.

Add the remaining ingredients and cook over high heat for 10 minutes.

Add the tomato mixture to the beans and let cook together, uncovered, over low heat for about 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 75 Minutes
Ready In: 75 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 237Calories from Fat 122

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 582 mg24.25%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet