Drunken Beans

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Zeke Koch

Adapted from La Parilla, these vegan beans are the hit of any party. They're made in the oven which is convenient when you're doing a large mexican spread because I'm often using all four burners on my stove.

Top Review by Chef Tweaker

I really liked these but hubby not as much. There was a beer aftertaste which was probably why. We are wimpy when it comes to spice so I omitted the chile altogether. I used a dark Irish beer. ETA tried it again with hard apple cider and some mild chiles. It was a hit!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat over to 300.
  2. Saute onions, oregano and garlic until lightly browned (about 10 minutes).
  3. Add beans, water, chilies, beer.
  4. Bring to a boil then cover and put in the oven.
  5. Bake for about 2 hours (the beans should be quite soft).
  6. Add salt to taste.
  7. Bake another 10 minutes.

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