Abuelo's Charro Beans

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Bren in LR

Trying to find a replica of Uncle Julio's beans.

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  1. Rinse and pick over beans. Bring beans to a boil in a large pot of water and cook over medium heat for 90 to 120 minutes until they are tender but still firm.
  2. Before the beans are done, fry the bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Remove from skillet.
  3. Add garlic, tomatoes, onions and green pepper to same skillet and cook until tender.
  4. Return bacon to pan.
  5. Add a can of beer to the bacon vegetable mixture and simmer a few additional minutes.
  6. Add chopped cilantro and jalapenos. (Seeds make it hotter so be careful.).
  7. Combine everything in one large pot and add salt and pepper to taste.

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