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PARTY Pinto Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Hal Williams
Added: Sunday, June 12, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1lb bags dried pinto beans, 1/2 lb thick sliced bacon, cut into 3/4 inch pieces, 2 stalks celery, chopped, 1 med onion, sliced, 1 med green bell pepper, seeded and chopped, 2 jalapenos, seeded finely chopped, 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano, 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin, 1 1/2 tsp black pepper, 3 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
Rinse beans, place them in a bowl, and cover with water; let soak overnight. Drain and rinse beans again, place them in a large pot, and cover with cold water. Bring to a simmer over medium high heat, skimming foam from top. Cover, leaving lid slightly ajar, and cook 45 minutes, adding hot water as needed to keep the beans covered. Meanwhile, fry bacon until crisp and drain on paper towels. Add vegetables to bacon grease and saute' over medium heat until soft. Transfer vegetables to pot of beans, add seasonings and bacon and continue to simmer 30 to 45 minutes, or until beans and tender.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hr 15 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Good with brisket or ribs

 

 

 

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