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Borracho Beans Recipe

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This recipe for Borracho Beans, by , is from Carole's friends and family recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carole Rust
Added: Saturday, April 26, 2008


2 c. pinto beans
3 qts. water
4 qt. pan
3/4 lb diced fried bacon
1 jalapeno or serrano chili pepper chopped
1 tomato chopped
1 med. chopped onion
1/2 c. chopped cilantro
2 pinches of pepper
salt to taste
1 clove garlic minced
1/2 c. beer

Clean and rinse beans. In your pan add beans to water along with 1 minced clove of garlic. Cover and bring to a boil, reduce heat to med. cood for abt 30 min. Add water as needed so beans dont scorch. Meanwhile pan fry bacon until crisp, crumble and reserve along with bacon grease. Also chop your chile, onion and cilantro. (reserve) You just want to have a delicious mild hint of hot chili pepper. When beans are half way done (still firm if pinched tested) add your onions, chili peppers, tomatoes, salt and pepper, continue cooking. When beans are tender add your beer, cilantro and bacon along with bacon grease, simmer for about five min. more so flavor can incorporate.




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