Making a blended seasoning paste to add to the beans is a great way to punch up the flavor.
What to buy: We liked this recipe made with Dos Equis beer, but any lager will work. Just don’t use really dark beer.
Game plan: Be sure to soak the beans the night before you plan on making the dish. Also note that there are two steps to cooking the beans: First they are simmered until tender, then they’re cooked with the spice paste to add flavor.
This recipe was featured as part of our Build Your Own Burrito Bar menu.
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