Frijoles La Charra June 12 2014

Skinny Frijoles a la Charra
Serves 8
(our thanks to Carmen)
 
1 lb dry pinto beans
1/2 lb bacon, diced
12 oz can light beer
4 oz can sliced jalapenos, drained
5 cloves garlic, chopped
2 Roma tomatoes, diced
1 onion, diced
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
 
Place beans in a slow cooker.  Cover with water by 2 inches.  Cover and cook 2 hours on HIGH or soak overnight.
 
Cook the bacon and onion for 10 minutes.  Drain fat and add to slow cooker with tomatoes, jalapeno, garlic, pepper and salt.  
 
Cook 4 hours on MEDIUM.  Mix in the beer and cilantro.  Cook 30 minutes and serve over Skinny Dip Rice Pearls with plenty of sauce.
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Nutritional Breakdown
 
Calories: 133    Carbs: 15 grams    Protein: 5 grams
Fat: 5 grams     Fiber: 4 grams     WW Points Plus: 3
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