Frijoles Charros Cowboy Beans

Frijoles Charros Cowboy Beans

Frijoles Charros Cowboy Beans – Perfect as a side dish or on tacos, burritos or your favorite Mexican dish. Try with your favorite corn bread!



  1. In a dutch oven, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove and drain on a paper towel lined plate. Set aside.
  2. In the same pot, add the onion and cook in the bacon fat until translucent. Add the peppers and cook until softened. Add the garlic and cook 1 – 2 minutes.
  3. When the vegetables are softened, add the pinto beans. tomatoes, water, and bacon.
  4. Season with chili powder, granulated garlic, ground cumin, Mexican oregano, salt & pepper. Cook until it reduces and turns into a thick bean gravy. This might take several hours. Adjust seasonings as desired. Add cilantro 1/2 hour before the beans are done.
  5. When the beans are done, flavor with a dash of fresh lime juice to taste.
  6. Serve and enjoy!



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