Easy Borracho Beans
This is a great one pot meal that can be prepared quickly or slow cooked all day in the slow cooker. Add a bottle of beer and the traditional pot of pinto beans become Borracho Beans or 'Drunken Beans', and they take on a savory, saucy flavor from the beer.
4 Cups pinto beans, cooked and still in juice or 3 14oz cans pinto beans
4 Slices of bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 Cups fresh chopped tomatoes, or 1 14oz can of diced tomatoes in juice
1/4 Cup jalapenos, diced small
1 Cup onion, diced
1 Pasilla de Oaxaca Chile
1/2 Cup fresh chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
3 Tbsp Adobo Seasoning
1 - 12oz bottle dark Mexican beer
Kosher Salt to Taste
In a Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium heat until crispy.
Add onion, and jalapenos and cook for 3 minutes. Add Oaxaca chile and tomatoes and cook for 7 more minutes.
Add beans, Adobo Seasoning and cilantro and simmer for 20 minutes.
Add beer and simmer for an additional 10 minutes. Adjust seasoning.
Garnish with cilantro, jalapeno and red onion and serve!