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A fun and flavorful twist on boring bland beans, these easy Drunken Beans with Poblanos taste fantastic eaten alone or paired with all your favorite Mexican dishes.
4.73 from 18 votes

Drunken Beans with Poblanos

A fun and flavorful twist on boring bland beans, these easy Drunken Beans with Poblanos taste fantastic eaten alone or paired with all your favorite Mexican dishes.
 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 206kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 2 fresh poblano peppers seeded and chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • Fresh lime juice to taste
  • 3 tablespoon fresh cilantro to garnish

Instructions

  • Add oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Transfer the diced onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the chopped poblano peppers to the onion and sauté together for 2 minutes before adding the minced garlic. Cook, stirring continuously, for one minute.
  • Add the tequila to the skillet and bring to a low simmer. Allow the tequila to reduce by half before adding the broth, salt, and dried oregano. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Transfer the beans to the skillet and stir to combine. Simmer, covered, for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Remove the beans and poblanos from heat and drizzle with fresh lime juice and cilantro, to taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 812mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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