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SANTA MARIA BEANS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cathy Dorman

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. dry small pink, red, or pinto beans (I always use small pink)
1 lb. bacon, diced
1 small clove garlic, minced
c. tomato puree
c. canned red chile sauce
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Cover beans with water and soak overnight.
Drain and cover with fresh cold water and simmer 2 hours, or until tender.
Meanwhile, saute bacon until lightly browned. Add garlic and saute 1 or 2 minutes, then add tomato puree, chile sauce, sugar, mustard, and salt.
Drain most of the liquid off the beans and add/stir in the sauce.
Keep warm over very low heat, or in low oven until ready to serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours, 20 minutes after overnight soak
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe that I've used for graduation, retirement, and Super Bowl parties. It's a great side dish for anything off the barbecue or smoker. I typically double it and there is plenty as a side for a large group.

 

 

 

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