Recipe ingredients and directions:
2 c Dried pinto beans
6 c Water
1 md Onion -- thinly sliced
6 Beef bouillon cubes -- or
2 ts Dried crushed red chili
2 ts Garlic -- or to taste
2 oz Lean salt pork -- optional
Wash beans and discard any blemished beans. In a heavy
3 to 4 quart saucepan or slow cooker, bring water to a
boil. Drop in beans and cook briskly for 2 minutes.
Turn off heat, cover and let soak 1 hour. Add onion,
garlic, crushed chilies, bouillon, pork and bring to a
boil over high heat. Reduce heat to its lowest setting
and simmer tightly covered for 5 1/2 hours or until
tender. Add water as necessary. Salt can be added at
the end if desired.
Goes good with hamburgers or barbecue. Also can be
served in bowls with a mound of salsa on top.
Category: Beans & Grains Recipes