Frijoles a la Charra

Frijoles a la Charra

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"This is a really tasty pinto beans recipe made in the slow cooker. This recipe is great to serve along with enchiladas or to take to a barbecue or potluck."
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Ingredients

5 h 15 m servings 353 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 353 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.8g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 16 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 741 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place pinto beans in a slow cooker, and completely cover with water. Mix in garlic and salt. Cover, and cook 1 hour on High.
  2. Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium high heat until evenly brown, but still tender. Drain about half the fat. Place onion in the skillet, and cook until tender. Mix in tomatoes and jalapenos, and cook until heated through. Transfer to the slow cooker, stirring into the beans.
  3. Cover slow cooker, and continue cooking 4 hours on Low. Mix in the beer and cilantro about 30 minutes before the end of the cook time.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most helpful positive review

I am a born and raised Texan, married to a hispanic male, and we have tried our share of beans a la charra. This is the best yet! My husband went to the grocery store this morning to buy all of ...

Most helpful critical review

these have a good flavor, but not any better than my own recipe. AN IMPORTANT NOTE: you MUST soak beans overnight first. anyone trying to follow this recipe who does not do so is going to be pre...

these have a good flavor, but not any better than my own recipe. AN IMPORTANT NOTE: you MUST soak beans overnight first. anyone trying to follow this recipe who does not do so is going to be pre...

I am a born and raised Texan, married to a hispanic male, and we have tried our share of beans a la charra. This is the best yet! My husband went to the grocery store this morning to buy all of ...

I had been looking for a recipe for "Charro" pinto beans ever since I tasted them on a trip to Austin, Tx last summer. These are pretty close. Only thing I changed was to use half water-half c...

What fabulous beans! I used 3 cups of dried pinto beans. I did not have any fresh tomatoes, so I did substitute diced canned tomatoes with green chiles. I still added the jalepenos and did not f...

This recipe is the one I've been looking for. I am a Texan, so beans a la charra are easy to come by here. Yet, this recipe is tied for first place with my cousin's who won't tell her recipe. Ha...

Great recipe, although a little on the spicy side for some. If you're a wimp about spicey stuff, I suggest going easy on the jalapeno's the first time. Also, the southern bred husband told me ...

This recipe is GREAT!!! I’ve made these beans about four times now and every time they come out superb. I do double the recipe & omit the bear & jalapenos so that everyone can enjoy them & I put...

I followed this recipe exactly and it turned out horrible! The beans were hard and the beer made them smell awful.

Loved the recipe. Warning: Do not use Budweiser beer for this recipe as it is too strong. I used it and it made the beans smell like beer. But the beans still tasted great. Next time, I'll ...