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Frijoles Puercos, Michoacan














Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free


2 ounces bacon
cut into small squares
6 ounces chorizo sausage
skinned, crumbled
1/3 cup flour tortillas
4 cups frijoles de olla
prepared beans
4 each hot chili peppers
1/4 pound queso anejo
Mexican style cheese
2 ounces chicarron
broken into small pieces


Fry bacon in small skillet over low heat so fat renders out.

Do not let bacon brown too much.

Remove bacon pieces with slotted spoon.

Set aside.

Add crumbled chorizo to bacon fat. Fry gently without browning about 5 minutes.

Remove chorizo with slotted spoon. Set aside.

In same fat, fry tortilla squares until completely crisp.

Drain on paper towels.

Put Frijoles de Olla in heavy, wide pan and add whole chiles, bacon and chorizo.

Heat through gently so beans do not scorch on bottom.

When beans just begin to bubble, add cheese and chicarron.

As cheese just begins to melt, sprinkle top of beans with tortilla squares.

Serve immediately, before squares become soft.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 37g (1.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17774% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 561mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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