3 ratings

Mexican Charro Beans With Ham

This hearty dinner uses only 5 ingredients

Recipe Courtesy of Reluctant Entertainer and Bush’s Beans

“Dress up pinto beans with a bit of bacon, leftover Easter ham, and pico de gallo salsa to make this Mexican Charro Beans with Ham recipe that’s stick-to-your-ribs delicious!”



For the Charro Beans with Ham

  • 4 Slices uncooked bacon, chopped
  • 1 Cup precooked ham, diced
  • 14 Ounces pico de gallo, store bought or freshly made
  • 1 Medium onion, chopped
  • 4 Cups pinto beans, such as Bush's Pinto Beans
  • Salt, to taste


For the Charro Beans with Ham

In large skillet, fry bacon with diced ham. When done, add Pico de Gallo and saute (approximately one minute). Add beans and all ingredients to stock pot.

Simmer 10 to 15 minutes. Add small amount of water as needed. Add salt to taste.