Original recipe yields 12 servings
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
My sister made almost the exact same thing after coming back from a summer internship living with a Mexican family. She didn't add the lard, but maybe put butter in, instead. I've made the sam...
Nice but much better to soak the beans first (overnight), rinse then cook...add the Onion, Cilantro and pepper at the end of the cooking.
I didn't have time to soak beans, so I just used canned pintos. Sauteed the onion, garlic and jalapeno in a little olive oil, threw in the beans, and added a splash of chicken broth. Good stuff....
mexican frijoles are far simpler, just cook with onion, garlic, epazote (wormsweed or jesuits tea). It is better to let them soak overnight, as it saves time and money. The beans should be black...
Didn't use the lard, added some dried epazote --- would recommend adding the cilantro towards the end.
I have to admit I made some major changes to this recipe and I thought it made an excellent soup. I decided to saute chicken (boneleass skinless breast) in cumin and salt and a pinch of chili p...
This recipe is good but I would leave out the jalapenos. I did add a little bit of cooked chorizo to give it a different flavor. I would make this again.
I didn't use the lard, and they were yummy. Good flavor. Add plenty of salt. Be sure to watch the water level! Mine almost started scorching when all the water absorbed.