Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 cups pinto beans

  2. 4 slices thick bacon (can Also Use Salt Pork, Or Ham Hock, Or Diced Ham)

  3. 1 teaspoon salt

  4. 2 teaspoons ground black pepper

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Rinse beans in cool water; pour into a pot, cover with water by 2 to 3 inches. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cover. Simmer 2 hours, or until beans are tender. Add water to pot as needed. Beans should have a thick broth. Toward end of cooking time, add salt and pepper and season to taste. Don’t over-salt. For a variety try adding chili powder, garlic or Tabasco. Serve in a bowl with cornbread. Can serve with small bowls of grated cheese, chopped onions, chopped fresh jalapenos, sour cream, and/or cilantro. ?


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