Clay's Kitchen : Recetas Mexicanas (Mexican Recipes)

Recetas Mexicanas (Mexican Recipes)

© Copyright 1995-2017, Clay Irving <clay@panix.com>, Manhattan Beach, CA USA

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Frijoles Rancheros

2 cups dried pinto beans
water
1 cup diced bacon or salt pork or meaty ham bone
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon. ground cumin
1 teaspoon. salt
1 fresh tomato, chopped
12 ounce can beer
1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
1 or 2 jalapeño peppers, stemmed, seeded and chopped (optional)

Wash beans well. Combine beans, beer, and water to cover beans by 2 inches. Soak overnight. Partially fry bacon or salt pork. Add to beans and liquid in pot. Add more water if necessary. Add rest of ingredients except salt and cook about 2 hours, or until nearly tender. Add salt and cook until tender. Refrigerate several hours, or overnight before serving. This is terrific served with the above dish with tortilla chips!


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