Frijoles Puercos is an EASY appetizer that is ready in minutes. CHEESE is irresistible. It will wow your guests and your tastebuds!
Frijoles Puercos is what I ask for when I'm in my pajamas watching a movie. It hits all the spots.
Cheesy – check! Delicious – check! Easy – check! My family will eat there! – Big time CHECK!
My hubby and my son can be picky eaters. I put this dish in front of them and it's usually gone in minutes. I mean, who can resist all that cheese? !!!
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- Pinto beans
- Lard (or olive oil)
- Chipotle Peppers
Some people will too add the bacon for this dish. It is completely optional. Piggy Ingredients for Piggy Beans!
For those of you who like spicy food, add two chipotle peppers in adobosovs.
The chipotle adds a smoking that is super YUM, but omit if you are afraid of the heat. Or add half of a pepper.
Here's how to do it
- Add the beans in a blender.
- Add chipotle pepper and salt to the blender.
- Blend until smooth.
Beans are a big part of Mexican cuisine. They are present at almost every meal.
You can use homemade pinto beans, or refried beans. Both types of beans work in this recipe.
Canned beans are ok to use as well. The flavors of chorizo and other ingredients help mask any yucky canned taste.
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- In a large skillet, melt the batter and cook the chorizo.
- Add the onion.
- Cook for 1 minute, or until the onion is translucent.
- Add the bean mixture and cheese.
If you do not want to use a bit, you can also use olive oil or butter. These are Frijoles Puercos (or pork beans) because they are made with pork and pork curry.
When the chorizo is cooked, drained fat. No problems! There will still be plenty of fat in the cooked chorizo to finish dipping.
Or try this Homemade Chorizo recipe. It is less greasy than the things you buy at the grocery store.
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- Mix everything together.
- Cook until cheese is melted.
It only takes a minute or two to melt. Stir occasionally so the beans don't burn. The depth will be very thick.
Mozzarella cheese, Monterey Jack, Oaxaca cheese – pretty much any cheese that melts well is recommended.
Serve warm to get everyone ooey gooey cheese!
What can you eat with bean dip? You can eat this bean dip, as is, or with quesadillas, vegetables, or serve as a side dish next to eggs, chicken, beef or pork.
How long does it last
- In the refrigerator, Frijoles Puercos will last up to 5 days in an airtight container.
- In the freezer, place it in a sealed bag with all the air removed. It can last up to 4 months in the freezer.
Creamy, cheesy and slightly addictive. Frijoles Puercos is the ultimate Mexican bean dip. Serve with chips and dig in!
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Frijoles Puercos is an EASY appetizer that is ready in minutes. CHEESE is irresistible. It will wow your guests and your tastebuds! Course: Starters Cuisine: Mexican Preparation time: 7 minutes Cooking time: 8 minutes Total time: 15 minutes Servings: 2 cups Calories: 723kcal
- 2 cups of cooked pinto beans drained
- 1 chipotle pepper in adobosovs
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon of lard (or olive oil)
- 4.5 ounces pork corizo (1/2 pack)
- 1/4 onion cubes
- 1 cup of Monterey Jack shredded
- For a blender, add pinto beans, chipotle and salt.
- Blend until smooth.
- Set aside.
- Melt the melt in a large skillet.
- Boil chorizo. About 5 minutes.
- Empty the excess fat.
- Return the chorizo to the skillet.
- Add the onion.
- Cook for 1 minute or until the onion is translucent.
- Add the bean mixture to the skillet.
- Add the cheese.
- Stir to combine.
- Cook until the cheese is fully melted.
- About 2 minutes.
- Serve warm.
You can also add cooked bacon. For a spicier dip, add two chipotle peppers. Mozzarella cheese, Monterey Jack, Oaxaca cheese – pretty much any cheese that melts well is recommended. In the fridge, Frijoles Puercos will last up to 5 days in an airtight container.
Calories: 723kcal | Carbohydrates: 51 g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 41 g | Saturated fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 90 mg | Sodium: 958 mg | Potassium: 811 mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 776IU | Vitamin C: 2 mg | Calcium: 500 mg | Iron: 4 mg