frijoles puercos

Frijoles puercos are a creamy, savory, and versatile Mexican dish made with refried beans, chorizo, and cheese. This is perfect served as a dip with tortilla chips.

Let’s get started!

- beans - peppers - onions - chorizo - cheese - oregano - garlic - oil

Ingredients Needed

For extra flavor, add 4-6 slices of cooked and chopped bacon or ¼ cup pickled jalapeños when mixing the bean and chorizo mixture.

*Quick Tip!*

In a blender, add the pinto beans, chipotle peppers, onion, Mexican oregano, and garlic. Puree until smooth.


In a medium skillet, cook the Mexican chorizo in a little oil for 8 minutes. Pour in the blended bean mixture and cook for another 3 minutes.


Take off the heat and stir in the shredded cheese until it melts.


Top with extra cheese, pork cracklins, avocados, or chopped jalapeños, then serve immediately!


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Isabel Orozco-Moore