The frijoles were in steaming readiness, and yet Mariposilla was absent.
These frijoles were soft and well seasoned and the cakes, tortillas, were tender, too.
The tamale is still a favorite dish, like tortillas and frijoles.
I had been told that tortillas and frijoles were the staff of Mexican life.
One of the men lighted a fire and cooked some frijoles and tortillas.
Here an old Indian woman cooked for us tortillas and frijoles.
Will James knew his frijoles, but burned them up before he died, in 1942.
A plenty of rice and frijoles, a peso or two for clothing, were all that they asked or needed.
With some seasoning and frijoles Don Alvarzo had given them the boys made an excellent meal.
“Yes, or frijoles and chile con carne in New Mexico,” suggested Herb.
1570s, from Spanish frijoles (plural) "beans," from Latin phaseolus, phaselus "kidney bean," from Greek phaselos "a kind of bean."