Pinto Beans

Pinto Beans

Serve these beans as a side dish or double the amount and serve as a main dish.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

Servings

4
cups Water
2
cups dried pinto or black beans (1 pound)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon cumin seed
2
cloves garlic, crushed
1
slice bacon, cut up
  1. Mix water, beans and onion in Dutch oven. Cover and heat to boiling. Boil 2 minutes; remove from heat. Let stand 1 hour.
  2. Add just enough water to beans to cover. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer about 2 hours, stirring occasionally and adding water if necessary, until beans are very tender, drain. Beans can be covered and refrigerated up to 10 days.
Makes Servings
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Serve as a main dish with tortillas or corn bread!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving ()
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.