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    Frijoles de olla w Chorizo Refried Beans

    List of Ingredients

    3 oz Chorizo
    1/2 onion finely chopped
    1 recipe frijoiles de olla with liquid (follows)
    Tortilla chips

    Options: Minced jalapenos or one roasted and finely chopped pablano pepper.

    Frijoles de olla

    1 lb pinto beans (dry)
    1 T salt
    7 cups water
    3 cloves garlic minced

    Mix and cook in the crockpot for 5 to 6 hours. Correct salt if necessary.


    Heat oil in large deep frying pan. Fry Chorizo until done and crisp. Add onion and fry til
    translucent. Add 1 cup of beans and broth and mash them down with a potato masher and stir
    and scrape bottom of pan while doing this. As the broth evaporates add more beans and broth
    and mash and stir and scrape. Keep mashing and adding until all beans and juice has been
    added. Cook til it is a thick paste. You can leave it alone for a few minutes at a time if you
    watch it carefully and go back to mashing and stirring and scraping.

    As they cool they get thicker also.

    Serve with tortilla chips.




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