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Thanks to a Rose for sharing this recipe with us!

These beans are also know as "borracho beans" (drunk beans) because that recipe calls for a can of beer to be added to the beans.

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Charro Beans
 • 1 bag of dry pinto beans
 • 6 slices of bacon cut into pieces
 • 4 to 5 Serrano peppers
 • 1/2 onion
 • 4 roma tomatoes
 • salt to taste
 • *cilantro optional *
 1.  Cook beans in water according to package directions. Once beans are tender and cut easily with a spoon
     you add salt to taste.
 2.  Cook the bacon pieces in a pan until done. Take out the bacon and set aside.
 3.  Add the Serrano, onions, and tomatoes to the pan and sauté until tender. You may have to add a little
     bit of water to keep mixture from getting too thick. When mixture is tender pour into your pot of beans
     and add the bacon also.
 4.  Let then beans simmer for about 10 min. to let flavors mix.
 5.  You can also add a few sprigs of cilantro to pot if you wish.


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