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An authentic recipe for Mexican-style beans. Serve moist and hot with your meal, cover with grated Mexican cheese and accompanied by pickled jalapeno peppers.

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine water, pinto beans, and garlic into a large pot and cover; Cook over low heat for 5 1/2 hours; stir salt into beans and continue cooking until beans are very soft, about 30 minutes more.

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  • Heat canola oil in a skillet over high heat. Spoon the beans into the skillet without draining excess water; mash beans using a potato masher until they begin to lose their shape, about 3 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Add water if needed during the cook time to ensure that the beans remain covered.

Nutrition Facts

215 calories; protein 8.1g; carbohydrates 23.8g; fat 9.8g; sodium 210.2mg. Full Nutrition
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