Ready in 45 minutes
This is the closest I could come to what my father-in-law likes when he goes out to eat Mexican food. It's a combination of many recipes I've looked at and a lot of taste testing and experimenting.
"This was the first time I have made anything like this before and they turned out pretty good. I cut my veggie pieces to small but other then that the beans tasted good espeically with fish tacos"- mlecat
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Put the beans, salt, and garlic in a stock pot and cover with water about 3 inches above the beans. Cover and cook on medium-low heat for several hours or until the beans are tender and you have a rich looking broth, stirring occasionally. Add some boiling water if needed during cooking. Cook the tomato, pepper, cilantro, and onion in the reserved drippings until the onions are soft. Remove the garlic from the beans and add the vegetable mixture. Cut the bacon in small pieces and add to the beans. Mix well and let it set on the stove for 15 minutes before serving. This freezes well.
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ThymeLass 1 year agoLove this recipe! I added a couple of jalapeño peppers because my family likes it spicier. Makes a great leftover too.
Ellenspradling 2 years agoThis is the best Charro Bean recipe I've come across. It's simple and very tasty. We amped up the heat with an extra pepper or two, but we will definitely make these beans again and again.
stevesou 2 years agoBest recipe I've found. I often use smoked ham hocks instead of bacon and add a bit more cilantro. Everybody loves these beans
markreiter 3 years agoI love these charro beans! After the first time making this, I tried substituting canned pinto beans. I think it tastes just as good, and it is much quicker.
mlecat 4 years agoThis was the first time I have made anything like this before and they turned out pretty good. I cut my veggie pieces to small but other then that the beans tasted good espeically with fish tacos
genocideul 4 years agoA very good dish. I added a little more pepper for some extra kick.
rbowlin 5 years agoThis recipe has become a family favorite. Made it for my dad and now he makes it all the time. Easy and simple to makebut tastes just as good if not better that other more complex recipes.
Beachbumette 6 years ago[I posted this recipe.]