Charro Beans de Lupe

Charro Beans de Lupe
Serves 4

Perfect meal for a fall or winter evening.

  • 4 slices bacon
  • jalapenos, seeded and diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 16-oz cans pinto beans
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro

In a medium saucepan, warm beans and the juice from the can. Meanwhile, in a small frying pan, saute bacon, jalapeno and onion until well browned. Remove bacon from pan and cool on paper towels; add bacon grease, jalapeno, and onion to beans. Add tomatoes. Once bacon is cool enough to touch, break into small pieces and add to beans. Bring to a boil, then add cilantro. Lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

Nutritional Information
Total calories: 285
Total Fat: 3.4 grams (Saturated 1 gram, Polyunsaturated fat 0.8 grants, Monosaturated fat 1.2 grams)
Cholesterol: 7.5 mg
Sodium: 486.4 mg
Potassium: 944.8mg
Total Carbohydrate: 47.9 grams
Dietary Fiber: 15.6 grams
Sugars: 0.1 gram
Protein: 17.3 grams

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