Ninfa's Frijoles a La Charra Soup

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Leslie in Texas

Another wonderful recipe's from Ninfa's restaurant, a legendary Mexican restaurant chain in the Houston area. This is usually served as a side with their fajitas.I found this in the food section of the Houston Chronicle.This doubles or triples well and freezes beautifully.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring beans and liquid to a boil in a pot.
  2. In a small skillet,saute tomatoes,onions,and jalapeno with bacon.
  3. Remove skillet from heat and drain excess fat.
  4. Add bacon mixture to boiling beans.
  5. When soup comes to a boil again, add cilantro and lemon juice.
  6. Simmer 5 minutes and serve.

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