I'm making these Spicy Pinto Beans in preparation for Cinco de Mayo on Thursday. Also, black beans with hot chilies are extremely good. Use them as a side, or burrito filling, or see the serving suggestions below. Also when you click on and open the article, see the recipe for Marie's Mexican Pinto Beans.
Spicy Pinto Beanssouthernfood.about.com/gi/ec/southernfood_
Serve these pinto beans with cornbread and slaw for a great meatless dinner. Scroll down for more bean recipes and related recipes.
16 ounces dried pinto beans, rinsed and picked over, soaked overnight
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 medium cloves garlic, minced
6 cups water, or to cover
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Cover rinsed and sorted beans with water; cover bowl and let soak overnight. Drain beans; combine all ingredients in slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 6 to 10 hours, or until beans are tender.
| current weight: 303.0