Southern Pinto Beans

April 19th, 2013 Comments Off on Southern Pinto Beans


1 lb.Pinto Beans (soaked overnight or quick soaked – see below)

1 Onion Chopped

1 Bunch Cilantro, Chopped

1 can Rotel Tomatoes

1 each Red, Yellow and Orange Bell Peppers, chopped

4 cloves garlic chopped

1 tsp. Garlic Salt

2 TBL Chili Powder

1 tsp.oregano

1 tsp parsley

1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce

1 tsp liquid smoke

1 tsp Wochestershire sauce

Salt and Pepper to taste

Water  to cover beans

Smoked sausage, chopped  or cooked ground beef – Optional


In a large stock pot, mix the soaked beans and the remainder of the ingredients except Salt. Bring to a boil. Simmer for at least 2 to 3 hours or until beans are tender. Add Salt to taste. Serve with brown rice and jalepeno cornbread.


Quick Soaking Beans:

Sort beans and remove and debris. Add beans to stockpot and cover with water. Bring stockpot to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and cover. Let stand in water for one hour. Proceed with cooking.



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