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Mexican Charro Beans - Frijoles Charros

Mexican Charro Bean Recipe, Frijoles Charros, Pinto Bean Soup, Charro Bean Soup, Slow Cooker Charro Beans

Mexican Charro Beans - or cowboy beans. Slow cooked spicy pinto beans with chorizo sausage and bacon.

4
Servings
567
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 16 Ounces Pinto Beans
  • 2 diced Serrano chilies
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 2 strips bacon
  • 1 ink or chorizo sausage cut into small cubes/crumbled
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 small red pepper diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Tomato paste
  • 5 small tomatoes diced

Directions

1. Soak the beans overnight (12 hours) in 6 cups of water. Drain and rinse the beans. Add the beans and 6 cups of water to a pot and simmer for approximately 3 hours or until tender. Add the bouillon cube to the pot.

2. Saute the chorizo sausage and bacon over medium heat. Cook until the bacon is crisp and the sausage is cooked through.

3. Add the onion to the pan, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes

4. Add the garlic and serano chilies, and red pepper and cook for another 3 minutes

5. Add the diced tomato and tomato paste to the pan and continue to simmer for 10 minutes.

6. Add the mixture to the beans and simmer for approximately 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

7. Add salt and pepper to taste.

8. Optional: Serve with a slice of lime, cilantro, pico de gallo, and your favorite hot sauce to add as you like along with tortilla chips.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
20%
Sugar
8g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
22%
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Protein
32g
63%
Carbs
81g
27%
Vitamin A
84µg
9%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.3%
Vitamin B6
0.9mg
43.5%
Vitamin C
51mg
85%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
1mg
7%
Vitamin K
18µg
22%
Calcium
155mg
15%
Fiber
20g
80%
Folate (food)
628µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
628µg
100%
Iron
7mg
37%
Magnesium
225mg
56%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
4mg
19%
Phosphorus
558mg
80%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
2078mg
59%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
21%
Sodium
622mg
26%
Thiamin (B1)
1mg
68%
Zinc
4mg
24%