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Charro Beans

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1 pound dried pinto
12 cups water
6 ounces salt pork, sliced
2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
1 cup chopped onion
2 jalapeno peppers
2 cloves garlic, sliced
1 teaspoon salt
1/4t cumin
1/2 cup chopped cilantro


Sort and rinse beans.

Place in a large pot add half water.

Soak overnight or for at least 6 hours in the refrigerator.

Drain beans.

Add 6 cups fresh water and the salt pork Bring to a boil

reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.

Add tomatoes, onion, peppers, garlic, cumin and salt

Cook until tender, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Add water occasionally to keep the beans soupy.

Adjust salt if needed.

Add cilantro at serving time. Hold on low heat.

Remove whole peppers and use as a garnish, or break one in two and leave in the pot if you want spice.

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