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Charro-Style Beans

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14 servings

You've heard of Cowboy Beans; now try its south-of-the-border cousin, made with pintos, ham, bacon and spicy jalapeño.

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  • Cook and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard dripping from skillet. Add half the onions and garlic to skillet; cook and stir 2 min. or until crisp-tender.
  • Add beans, tomatoes, peppers, half the cilantro and oregano; cook on medium heat 10 min., stirring occasionally. Add ham and bacon; cook and stir 2 min. or until heated through.
  • Top with remaining onions and cilantro.

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Great Entertaining

This side dish is great for entertaining or bringing to potlucks since it can be made ahead of time.

Increasing Fiber in Your Diet

Want to get more fiber in your diet? Eat beans as a tasty side dish. Serve them with brown rice for an extra fiber boost.


  • 14 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of fiber
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The beans in this traditional Mexican side dish are a good source of fiber.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 14 servings
Calories 120
Total fat 3g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 430mg
Carbohydrate 15g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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