How to make it

  • Sort and rinse beans, cover with 6 cups cold water in a large heavy pot, add 1 tsp. salt and bring to a boil.
  • Boil beans 2 minutes, turn off heat, cover and let stand 1 hour.
  • Cut pork into 1 inch cubes.toss with salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in heavy skillet and brown pork cubes on all sides.
  • Add pork to beans, add small amount of water to skillet and stir to get the brown bits, add this to beans.
  • Add onion, garlic, oregano, clove to beans.
  • Bring all to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Cook slowly for about 2 hours, stirring occassionally.
  • Add chopped peppers and continue to cook until pork can be broken up with a fork and almost all liquid is aborbed. This will require more frequent stirring to prevent scorching.
  • When done, should be the texture of refried beans.
  • Serve on tortillas with salsa and cheese or whatever you like.
  • Left overs are easily reheated in the microwave.

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    " It was excellent "
    frankieanne ate it and said...
    I've had this bookmarked since it was posted and I sure wish I had tried this before. These are some darn good beans! Thanks for posting this. Added my picture, too. A bit more in IMI
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    " It was excellent "
    frankieanne ate it and said...
    This really sounds fantastic! Thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    cookinggood ate it and said...
    Great Recipe!
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