Recipe of the month
Frijoles (Pinto Beans)
2 - lbs. clean and rinse Pinto Beans
2 - whole garlic cloves
1 - 2oz. Salt Pork
1/2 - tsp. ground cumin
In a large stock pot or Dutch oven along with 8-10 cups of water, add beans, Salt pork, cloves, cumin and bring to a boil,
Reduce heat to a low simmer.
Cover and cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or longer.
Stir occasionally and add more water when needed.
I keep an additional 4 cups on hand.
1 - tbsp. cooking oil (I prefer Olive Oil)
1 -7oz. bag of Cut Fideo (Fine)
1 - lb. ground beef cooked (optional)
1/2 - cup diced yellow onion
1 - 8oz. can tomato sauce
1 - Garlic clove finely minced
1/2 - tsp of salt & pepper
1/2 - cup Lindita’s Hot prepared salsa (I prefer for a Spicier option)
1 - small bunch of fresh cilantro
2 to 3 cups water or more
In a large skillet add oil.
Once heated, add Fideo.
Stir constantly to a lightly brown.
Add onions and stir generously.
Add cooked ground beef, water, tomato sauce, garlic and cilantro (this is when you add Lindita’s Salsa!)
Stir well, bring to a slight boil, cover.
Bring to a low simmer for about 10 minutes.
Turn off, crack the lid to complete cooking.
1 - Package of Jiffy Mix just follow the recipe directions
1 - egg
1/3 - cup milk
1 - tbsp cooking oil
Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat.
Scoop batter onto the griddle, approximately tablespoon per pancake (Pan) once edges brown then flip.
Makes 8 - 10 depending on size.
Once all the 3 recipes are complete. In a large bowl, serve equal amounts of beans and fideo. Stir, making the dish go Loco!
Garnish with Lindita’s Salsa, Cilantro and Queso Fresco.
Serve with Panchitos Pan or a warm tortilla and a fresh Margarita! For sure you’ll be singing La Bamba with us all night long.
This recipe serves 4-6 hungry peeps!!