*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    FRIJOLES BORRACHOS ('DRUNKEN' BEANS)
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans                            Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2   c            Dried pinto or kidney beans
                         - (about 1 lb)
    2       tb           Salad oil
    2       sl           Bacon, thick-sliced, diced
    2                    Jalape¤os or other small hot
                         - chiles, stemmed, seeded
                         - and chopped
    3                    Garlic cloves, minced
                         - or pressed
    1       lg           Onion, chopped
    1                    Bottle (12 oz) beer
    2       c            Chicken broth (regular
                         - strength) or water
    1       cn           Tomato sauce (8 oz)
    1       tb           Dry oregano leaves
    2       ts           Ground cumin
 
   Rinse beans and place in a large bowl. Cover with cold water and soak
   at room temperature for at least 12 hours.
   Heat oil in an 8 to 10 quart pan over medium heat. When oil is hot,
   add bacon and cook until lightly browned. Add chiles, onion, and
   garlic and continue to cook, stirring until vegetables are soft
   (about 5 minutes). Add beans, beer, broth, tomato sauce, oregano, and
   cumin; bring to a boil, stirring. Reduce heat, partially cover pan,
   and simmer, stirring often, until beans are tender and most of the
   liquid is absorbed (about 2 1/2 hours). Makes 8 to 10 servings.
  
 
 
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