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Pinto Beans Just Add Rice

A simple framework for some pintos you can trick out into borracho beans or as is. I use this base for red and butter beans. Hell, you could use almost any bean… Over some rice makes a meal in itself. I use can and dry beans depending on the situation. The recipe is for canned beans but for dry you're looking at about 1lb of them. Anyways too easy
Course Side Dish
Style American, Cajun, Texan
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 688kcal
Author Shawn

Ingredients

Nut-n-Bolts

  • 75 oz pinto beans (='s 5 cans. Strained and washed with cold water. )
  • 29 oz chicken broth (='s 2 cans)
  • 1 cup onion (chopped )
  • 8 tsp garlic (='s 8 cloves, chopped )
  • ½ lb bacon (1/2 pack of cheap )
  • 1/4 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions

The Build

  • Get a medium heat pan going.
  • Cut all bacon short ways ¼ inch
  • Cook bacon until almost crisp.
  • Strain bacon from grease into a bowl.
  • Take half the bacon grease and add it to a medium heated pot.
  • Throw in onions, garlic, and salt-n-pepper and cook till translucent.
  • Add beans and chicken broth and stir in.
  • Simmer for 45 minutes
  • Add stuff you like at the appropriate spot, or don’t.
  • Have fun with it and enjoy!

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➕ Nutrition
Nutrition Facts
Pinto Beans Just Add Rice
Amount Per Serving (355 g)
Calories 688 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 853mg37%
Potassium 1783mg51%
Carbohydrates 97g32%
Fiber 32g133%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 15.6mg19%
Calcium 186mg19%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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