October 10, 2020

Chipotle Black Beans

Chipotle Black Beans

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Servings 6


  • 1 1/2 cup Dry Black Beans
  • 7 slices Bacon Optional
  • 1/2 White Onion Chopped


  • Slow Soak Instructions: Cover beans with water (at least 3 inches over beans) and let sit overnight.
  • Quick Soak Instructions: Add beans to a pot and cover with at least 3 inches of water and cover with lid. Turn heat to high and bring to rapid boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and leat soak, covered for 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans, then proceed with the recipe.
  • Cut 7 slices of bacon into 1 inch pieces
  • Sautee bacon in cooking pot until slightly crisp (about 5 minutes). Drain and reserve drippings.
  • Ad 1 TB of bacon dripping and bacon back into the cooking pot with 1/2 chopped white onion and cook over medium heat until tender.
  • Add beans and fill pot with enough water to cover beans with at least 2 inches of liquid.
  • Add 1 jar of Bernard's Gourmet Foods Tomato y Chipotle Cooking Salsa.
  • Over medium-low heat, cook beans until tender (about 2 hours).

No Soak Pressure Cooker Method

  • Follow above directions to sautee bacon and onions in the cooker. Add 1 jar Bernard's Chipotle Salsa, 32 oz. of water, 1-1/2 cup dry black bleans. Set cooker for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, carefully release pressure per instructions of your pressure cooker and add 1 cup of water. Set cooker for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, carefully release pressure as per instructions of your pressure cooker.

Suggested Toppings

    • Enjoy with the suggested toppings: sour cream or Mexican crema, cilantro, diced red pepper, diced white onion, Bernard's Bread and Butter Jalapenos.

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