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Family meal ready Charro Beans without meat.

Charro Beans

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch
  • Method: One pit
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian

Description

These Charro Beans are super easy to make in one pot for 20 minute meals, and made with authentic Mexican spices that will add a lot of delicious flavor. A high protein meal, which the whole family will love. Kids friendly, satisfying and naturally vegan.


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Ingredients

  • 2 15 oz cans pinto beans
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • 8 oz brown mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • salt, pepper to taste
Optional:
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 chills
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. In a pot heat a bit of oil, or vegetable broth for oil free cooking. Add onions, garlic and optional chilis. Fry everything for around 2 minutes.
  2. Now add mushrooms, pinto beans, vegetable broth, tomatoes, and season with salt and pepper. If you would like to use the other optional Mexican seasoning feel free to add them now.
  3. Cook everything for around 10 minutes.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1.5 cups
  • Calories: 245
  • Sugar: 8.7 g
  • Sodium: 400 mg
  • Fat: 1.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1.0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.0 g
  • Fiber: 13.4 g
  • Protein: 13.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: vegan, vegetarian, bean recipe, charro beans, meal prep, make ahead