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Charro Beans

  • Charro Beans
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    1 can 29 ounces pinto beans (or 4 cups of cooked pinto beans with own broth)
    1 medium onion, finely chopped
    2 tablespoons oil
    1 small chipotle chile from can well drained from sauce & finely chopped
    1 pound Eckrich Smoked Sausage , sliced 3/4 inch thick
    1 teaspoon salt or to taste
    1 cup bacon bits or to taste
    • Heat the oil in a large stockpot over médium heat.
    • Add the onion cook onion for about 2 minutes
    • Add chipotle chili and stir
    • Add sausage and brown carefully
    • Add the beans and then the bacon bits, bring to a boil.
    • Reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes or until a little thicker.
    • Garnish with Chihuahua cheese and cilantro, if desired.