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Frijoles Negros (Black Beans

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Category: Mexican, Beans

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Salt pork
  • 1 lg Onion, chopped
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • - or pressed
  • 2 1/2 c Dried black beans
  • - about 1 pound
  • 1 ts Crumbled dry epazote leaves
  • 5 c Water
  • 4 c Beef or chicken broth
  • Salt


Cook pork over medium high heat in a 4 or 5 qt. pan until fat begins to
melt. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring often, until onion is soft
(about 5 min.). Sort beans and discard debris; rinse well. Add beans and
epazote to pan and pour in broth and water. Raise heat to high and bring to
boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 2 to 2 1/2 hours (or until beans
are tender). If beans are too soupy, boil over medium high heat, stirring
often until thick enough. Season with salt. 6 to 8 servings.

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