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Frijoles Charros

Ingredients

  • 2 onions, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lard
  • 3 cups cooked pinto beans
  • 6 slices bacon, minced
  • 1 slice ham, diced (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chorizo or hot Italian sausage
  • 1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 6 serrano chiles, minced, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon comino (cumin)
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Add onions and lard to pinto beans and cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. In another skillet, fry bacon, ham (if using) and chorizo. Add to beans with tomatoes, chiles and spices. Heat thoroughly.

Makes 5 to 6 cups.

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