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A recipe for Mexican beans.

Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes


  • 1 pound Mexican pink beans or pinto beans
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons bacon fat or lard


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Not really authentic frijoles recipe, Member TexReefmonkey

Adding bacon to frijoles is kind of cheating. Anyone can make just about anything taste better with bacon. Traditional mexican beans, frijoles de la olla, are very simple - pinto beans, salt, water, garlic cloves, and epazote leaves.

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