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Pinto Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Esther Clamp
Added: Sunday, November 27, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound pinto beans, picked
over and rinsed
6 cups water
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
3 cloves garlic
onion
6 slices of cooked bacon (chopped small and fried crisp) w/drippings

Directions:
Directions:
Place the beans and water in a large pot or Dutch oven. Add salt and pepper. Add the garlic and onion (whole). Bring to a boil. After the water has come to a full boil, turn the stove to simmer or low, cover and cook for three to four hours or until the beans are tender. Before serving remove the onion and garlic.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For Borracho Beans substitute 12oz beer for water but don't add beer until the last hour of cooking.

 

 

 

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