Combined charro bean recipes

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Combined charro bean recipes

  1. 1. C h a r r o Bean Soup A L L Class by Elsie M a r k u s o n N o v e m b e r 4, 2013 P r e p T i m e 30 m i n u t e s T o t a l t i m e depends on how the beans are cooked a n d w h a t beans y o u use. Ingredients: 1 lb d r i e d pinto beans 6 strips b a c o n , chopped 2 cloves g a r l i c , chopped 4 m e d i u m fresh p l u m tomatoes, chopped 2 m e d i u m onions, chopped 1 m e d i u m green p e p p e r s , chopped 1 (12 ounce) c a n b e e r ) c h e f s choice b u n c h fresh c i l a n t r o , chopped 1 c a n of beef or c h i c k e n broth Y o u c a n a d d i f y o u like it spicy. ( I D O N O T ! ) 2 j a l a p e n o peppers, seeded a n d chopped salt a n d p e p p e r to taste Directions: 1. Rinse a n d p i c k over beans. 2. B r i n g the beans to a b o i l i n a large p o t o f w a t e r a n d c o o k over m e d i u m eat f o r 1 Yi to 2 h o u r s u n t i l they are t e n d e r b u t s t i l l f i r m . ( I b o i l f o r 1 h o u r a n d let t h e m sit over n i g h t . ) 3. Before the beans are a d d e d , f r y the bacon i n a large s k i l l e t u n t i l h a l f w a y cooked 4. A d d g a r l i c , tomatoes, onions, a n d green pepper, c o n t i n u e c o o k i n g w i t h bacon u n t i l the bacon is c r i s p . 5. A d d a can o f beer t o bacon m i x t u r e a n d s i m m e r a few a d d i t i o n a l m i n u t e s , o r l o n g e r i f y o u l i k e y o u r beans softer. 6. C o m b i n e e v e r y t h i n g i n one large p o t . A d d c h o p p e d c i l a n t r o ( a n d j a i a p e n o s i f y o u l i k e i t spicy) 7. A d d b r o t h o f y o u r choice 8. A d d salt a n d p e p p e r t o taste
  2. 2. Charro Bean Soup Quick & Simplified Presented by Elsie Markuson 3 Strips of Bacon cut into 1” pieces 1 Onion, chopped 1 Green Pepper, chopped 2 Garlic cloves, chopped or mashed 1 Can of diced Tomatoes 1 Can of Pink Beans * 1 Bottle of Beer 1 Tbsp Cilantro, chopped Salt & Pepper to taste In large pot, fry bacon halfway to release the fat. Add onion and peppers and garlic, sauté until all is cooked through. Add can of diced tomatoes and cook again. Add bottle (or can) of beer. Bring back to a boil, then lower heat and let simmer about 15 minutes. Add cilantro just before serving. ENJOY !! *Another common term for pink beans is chili beans. These pinkish brown beans have a sweet meaty texture to them. Available dried or canned. Found in the local grocery store where other types of beans may be found.

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