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  • 1 pounds - dry pinto beans
  • 1 cans - reduced sodium chicken broth, 29 ounce can
  • 1 - large onion, chopped
  • 1 - fresh jalapeno, chopped
  • 2 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cups - green salsa
  • 1 teaspoons - cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoons - ground black pepper
  • - water, if needed
  • Directions:

    1. Place the pinto beans in a large pot, and pour in the chicken broth. Stir in onion, jalapeno, garlic, salsa, cumin and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and continue cooking 2 hours, stirring often, until beans are tender. Add water as needed to keep the beans moist.

    Brief Description

    An old fashion pot of beans recipe. It starts with dry pinto beans, onion, and chicken broth. Add green chili salsa, jalapeno and cumin for the spicy kick.

    Main Ingredient:

    Pinto Beans

    Category:  Side dishes

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 2 hour(s)


    Bacon or hamhock will increase flavor.
    Saute onion, jalapeno and garlic first. Add cumin. Add all remaining ingredients.

    Next time - consider adding cilantro


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    March 30, 2015

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