Frijoles Puercos (Dirty Beans)

Serves 4 | 

If you are not a fan of pork meat, this can also be made with turkey or chicken products.


6 slices bacon, chopped
6 oz chorizo
3 cups cooked beans with broth
3 cups bean broth, water and/or chicken broth
4 turkey franks
8 slices ham, chopped
1 fresh jalapeno chile, chopped
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 sprig cilantro


  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, brown the bacon and chorizo over medium-high heat until fully cooked; drain excess oil. Stir in onion and chili pepper; sauté for 2 minutes.Add remaining ingredients.
  2. Cover and let simmer over low heat 20-30 minutes. Garnish individual bowls with chopped fresh cilantro and serve with plenty of warmed corn or flour tortillas. Enjoy!