This family recipe is a staple in southeast Texas and can easily be refried and enjoyed with a flour tortilla. They’re great for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Rinse beans thoroughly then place them in a large pot and fill with water until the water is 2 inches from the top.
Add all remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to simmer and allow beans to cook uncovered for 4-5 hours.
Heat pan on medium high and coat with either bacon grease, lard, butter or oil.
Toss in desired amount of cooked beans and mash with a potato masher.
Add bean juice or water and cook until desired consistency, approximately 15-20 minutes.