Mexican Charro Beans

Total Time
30 mins
2 hrs 30 mins

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  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.