Mexican Charro Beans

READY IN: 3hrs
Recipe by Millereg

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Top Review by Batmans Chef

Brother-in-law doesn't like beans and declared this a keeper! Made it exactly as stated. Great recipe. Mom said to put beans in pot, cover in water and add 1/4 cup baking soda. High heat until the beans are creating a large foam. Drain, rinse and repeat one more time. Takes the gas out and no need to soak overnight.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse and pick over beans.
  2. Bring the beans to a boil in a large pot of water and cook over medium heat for 1½ to 2 hours until they tender but still firm.
  3. Before the beans are done, fry the bacon in a large skillet until halfway cooked.
  4. Add garlic, tomatoes, onions, and green pepper; continue cooking with bacon until the bacon crisp.
  5. Add a can of beer to bacon mixture and simmer a few additional minutes, or longer if you like your beans softer.
  6. Add chopped cilantro and jalapenos; combine everything in one large pot.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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