Frijoles De La Olla Recipe

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George Published: October 18, 2021
Frijoles De La Olla Recipe


How To Make Frijoles De La Olla

Frijoles de la olla is a Mexican bean stew that is brimming with flavors, thanks to the combination of garlic, olive oil, and onions.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 2 hrs
Total: 2 hrs 10 mins


  • 2 lb Camellia Brand Pinto Beans, rinsed and drained
  • 14 cup water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ onion, medium, sliced in 2 pieces
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 3 tsp sea salt
  • Pico de gallo, for serving
  • Bolillo, (French bread), for serving


  1. Combine beans and water in a 6-quart heavy bottomed pot or clay pot. Stir in olive oil, onion pieces, garlic cloves and salt. Bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 2 hours or until beans are tender. Adjust salt as needed.

  3. Serve as a main dish with pico de gallo and bolillo (French bread).


  • Calcium: 36mg
  • Calories: 65kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 165mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 599mg
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 1IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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