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Carolyn's Pinto Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carolyn Ray

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. dry pinto beans (preferably Casserole brand)

1/4 lb. bacon (or salt pork)

1 TBLS chili powder

1/2 tsp cumin

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1/2 tsp ground coriander

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp oregano

1 TBLS sugar

1 onion chopped

1 carton chicken broth

2-3 jalapeño peppers (optional)

fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Soak beans overnight. Drain and rinse beans and place in crock-pot. Add all other ingredients and just enough water to cover beans if needed. Cook on low for 4 to 5 hours or until tender.
Garnish with chopped cilantro if desired.

You can double this recipe with 2 lb. package of beans and just double all other ingredients.

NOTE: I like to sauté the bacon with the onions just enough to make them sweat before adding to crock-pot.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
James Earl Ray's father, Dan Ray, insisted on having pinto beans every night with his dinner. James Earl's mother, Winnie Ray, would cook beans from scratch for him everyday.

 

 

 

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