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Quelitas ~ Spinach with Pequin & Beans

March 30, 2010

QUELITES (Spinach with beans)
Yield: 4-6 servings
Cooking Time: Approximately 15 minutes

1 1/2 pounds  washed fresh spinach or 10 ounces frozen spinach *
1/4 teaspoon crushed chile pequin
1 tablespoon shortening
3 tablespoons chopped onion
1 tsp salt
2 slices of bacon ( omit if it’s Friday during Lent)
2 cups cooked pinto beans

1. Wash spinach and remove stem ends.

2. Place spinach in a medium-sized saucepan and steam for 10 minutes at medium heat.

3. Drain and chop spinach. Set aside.

4. Sauté onion and bacon in a medium-sized saucepan at medium heat. Add spinach and remaining ingredients to onion, bacon and cook for an additional 5 minutes.

6. Mix cooked whole beans with quelites, sprinkle with crushed red chile pequin.

One Comment leave one →
  1. April 1, 2010 2:13 am

    I have never heard of this combination. I love spinach. Must try this.

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