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    Frijoles

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 hrs 2 mins

    2 mins

    8 hrs

    wildheart's Note:

    REAL frijoles......beans.......frijoles en olla, or pot beans. No self respecting Hispanic, Mexican, or Indian home out here is without a pot of beans....all the time.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      The night before, put the beans in the pot you will use, and fill the pot to the top with water.
    2. 2
      In the morning, drain the water.
    3. 3
      Add fresh water, to a height of 4# over the beans.
    4. 4
      Add the pork, onion, garlic, and seasonings.
    5. 5
      Simmer on low on the stove all day, or in a crockpot.
    6. 6
      You may need to add water.
    7. 7
      The beans are done when they are soft if you smoosh one between you finger and thumb.
    8. 8
      It won't hurt them to cook longer, because even if they get mooshy they have their uses!
    9. 9
      If you should burn the beans, immediately drain them and switch to a new pot with new water.
    10. 10
      Add one raw potato, cut in half, to the beans.
    11. 11
      When the beans are done toss the potato, because the burnt taste will be in it.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 29, 2007

      45

      never had any luck with beans and this recipe is awesome. finally feel like I can accomplish something the way my grandmother did things. thanks

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    • on May 24, 2007

      55

      YES! FINALLY! I have tried so many frijoles recipes and they always weren't exactly what I was looking for. This one is IT! Thank you..this is my bean recipe from now on. BTW...I used salt pork and refried them in butter...well...margarine actually. Thanks!!

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    • on May 29, 2006

      I made this last night and served it with homemade tortillas and mexican rice. I've never been successful cooking with dried beans before, but these were great. I substituted oregano for the cumin and used a chuck of ham for the meat. A definte keeper.

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    Nutritional Facts for Frijoles

    Serving Size: 1 (740 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 233.4
     
    Calories from Fat 7
    19%
    Total Fat 0.8 g
    1%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 8.5 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 42.6 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 10.2 g
    40%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 14.0 g
    28%

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    salt pork

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