El Pollo Loco Mexican Beans

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by lazyme

From the El Pollo Loco restaurant, these beans are simple and tasty as a sidedish to a Mexican meal.

Top Review by Muffin Goddess

These were some kicky beanies, lol! Great (and super-simple) way to dress up canned pintos. I used some smoked serrano chile powder for this. BTW, these made awesome refrieds, too -- spicy and so creamy. Thanks for posting! Made for The Honeys for ZWT8

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil and whole chile in sauce pan.
  2. When chile is tender, add ground chiles, beans and water. Stir well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 to 15 minutes.

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