These sound good for a
cold winter night.
Charro Beans (Frijoles
1 pound dried pinto beans
6 garlic cloves, minced
4 or 5
fresh jalapenos, stemmed, seeded and diced
1/2 cup chopped, thinly sliced ham
4 tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup cilantro leaves chopped
4 green onions, chopped
1/2 chicken boullion cube
Salt to taste.
Sort beans to remove rocks and
foreign matter. Place beans in colander and rinse under
hot water about 2 or 3 minutes. Place beans in large
sauce pan and add water.
Add bacon, chopped
onion, jalapenos, tomatoes, ham and garlic. Bring to a
boil, cover and reduce heat. Simmer on low heat until
beans are almost done (about 1 1/2 hours)
green onions and chopped cilantro. Add bouillon cube and
salt to taste. Simmer for another 30 minutes. Serve
beans in bowl with both.