These Mexican-style beans get infused with flavor as they simmer alongside jalapeno, chili powder, and cumin.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
4 hrs 5 mins
total:
4 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place pinto beans in a large pot and pour in enough water to cover by 2 inches. Add tomatoes with juice, onion, jalapeno pepper, chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 hours.

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  • Stir in cilantro, salt, and pepper. Continue to simmer until beans are soft, about 1 more hour. Taste the liquid and add more of any of the spices you feel will make it taste better.

Nutrition Facts

231 calories; protein 13.6g; carbohydrates 42.8g; fat 1.2g; sodium 205.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

1 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
04/11/2020
These beans are GOOD!! They tasted just like my Hubby’s chili minus the meat! I will say, even cooking on low, the liquid evaporated quite a bit so I probably added about 1/3-1/2 cups of water. I still had about 2 hours of cook time left. It might have been my stove so just be aware. Otherwise, I made the recipe as is and it was great! Read More