Hi, I'm Parker, developer of Recipe Cart.
Check out my other project- Reply Tool Get keyword alerts from Reddit.

the best easy pinto beans



Your Recipes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Total: 2 hours

Servings: 6

Cost: $4.82 /serving


Remove All · Remove Spices · Remove Staples

Export 10 ingredients for grocery delivery


Opens new tab and helps creators monetize

Step 1

Soak beans overnight: Pour beans into a large bowl or pot. Sift through and pick out any small rocks that may be present. Cover beans with water (at least 3 inches over beans) and let sit on the counter overnight. If you forgot to soak the beans (it happens!), use the quick soak method (see notes).

Step 2

Drain and rinse beans. Place in a large heavy-bottomed pot with a lid. Add onion, garlic, jalapeno, cilantro, and ham hock, if using. Add spices (this is also the time to add tomatoes and Mexican spices if you are making that version). Add chicken broth if using and fill with enough water to cover beans at least 2 inches with water.

Step 3

Place lid on the pot and heat over medium-high heat. Boil beans for 1 minute, then turn heat to low.

Step 4

Simmer 2-4 hours or until beans are tender.

Top Similar Recipes from Across the Web