Borracho Beans

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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2 (16-ounce) cans pinto beans (recommended: Bush's)

1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles (recommended: Ro'tel)

1 (4-ounce) can diced green chilies (recommended: La Victoria)

1/2 cup frozen diced onions (recommended: C&W)

1 teaspoon crushed garlic (recommended: Christopher Ranch)

1 bottle (12 ounces) Mexican beer (recommended: Negro Modelo)

1/3 cup real bacon pieces (recommended: Hormel)

1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped

1 lime, sliced into wedges


  1. In a medium pot over medium-high heat, stir to combine all ingredients except the cilantro and lime wedges. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low heat, and simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in cilantro and serve with lime wedges.