Beans Ala Charra

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by mskate

Mexican pinto beans

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  1. In pot, soak beans over night in the water to cover the beans.
  2. The next day, cook the bacon until crisp, over medium heat until done, 5 to 8 minutes.
  3. Add the onion, garlic, and jalapeño; cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the chili powder and the cumin and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Add 1 cup of the water from the beans to this to loosen the crispy crumbs and put all in the beans. Bring beans to a boil; turn to med low and cook until tender, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until beans are soft.
  6. When beans are cooked, add the salt and cook 1 to 2 minutes more. Keep warm until ready to serve.

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