Spicy Baked Beans with Chorizo


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Spicy Baked Beans with Chorizo

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    Also known as frijoles charros (cowboy beans), these spicy baked beans are kicked up with chorizo, jalapeño, cilantro and lime.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 14
    1 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
    1 c. chopped yellow onions
    ½ (13.5-oz.) package fully cooked smoked chorizo sausage, cut into 1/2-in. cubes
    1 (48-oz.) container Hy-Vee Hickory House homestyle baked beans
    1 (15-oz.) can Hy-Vee pinto beans, drained and rinsed
    1 (15-oz.) can Hy-Vee no salt added black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 (10-oz.) can Hy-Vee diced tomatoes with lime and cilantro, undrained
    ½ medium jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced, plus additional for garnish*
    2 tbsp. Full Circle Market organic unfiltered apple cider vinegar
    2 tbsp. fresh lime juice, plus additional to taste
    1 tbsp. packed Hy-Vee brown sugar
    Fresh cilantro, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • 4-qt. Dutch oven
    • Large cutting board
    • Sharp knife
    • Wooden spoon


    1. Heat olive oil in a 4-qt. Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onions and chorizo; cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until onions are softened and sausage begins to brown.

    2. Stir in baked beans, pinto beans, black beans, diced tomatoes and ½ jalapeño pepper. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant.

    3. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add vinegar, 2 Tbsp. lime juice and brown sugar. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through.

    4. To serve, cool slightly. Stir in additional lime juice to taste. Garnish with additional jalapeño pepper slices and cilantro, if desired.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      Chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes. When working with hot peppers, wear protective gloves.
      Hy-Vee Test Kitchen

    Nutrition facts


    240 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 6g
    • Cholesterol: 10mg
    • Sodium: 520mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 38g
    • Protein: 9g

    Daily Values

    Iron 10%
    Calcium 8%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 8%