This Mexican Charro Beans Recipe, AKA, Frijoles Charros Recipe or Frijoles a la Charra, is easy to make and delicious.
The Charro Beans is a great side dish for your Carne Asada recipe.
A fancy restaurant’s grilled beef offering carne asada inevitably sports a helping of this classic recipe.
THE BEST MEXICAN CHARRO BEANS RECIPE
This Mexican Charro Beans Recipe, AKA, Frijoles Charros Recipe or Frijoles a la Charra, is easy to make and delicious. The Charro Beans is a great side dish for your Carne Asada recipe.
- 1 pound beans
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 bulb white onion (1/2 whole, ½ chopped) (1/2 whole, ½ chopped)
- 2 tomatoes chopped
- 3 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
- salt to taste
- 1 tsp powdered chicken broth
- 1 sliced serrano or jalapeno pepper
- 5 ounces bacon cut into small pieces
- 5 ounces chorizo
- 5 ounces pork rinds in small pieces (optional)
- 2 turkey sausages (optional) sliced
Leave a pot of beans covered in water overnight.
The following day replace the water - adding a sufficient amount to begin cooking.
As the water reaches its boiling point, add the ½ onion and garlic cloves.
Cook until done, then add salt according to taste.
In a frying pan with a small amount of cooking oil, fry the bacon and chorizo for about 4-5 minutes.
Add the chopped onion, the chilli pepper, and tomato and continue to fry.
Add the fried ingredients to the pot of beans.
Once the mixture is brought to boil, add the cilantro, pork rinds, and sausages. Season with salt and powdered chicken broth.