REC: Pinto Beans

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Registered: 07-23-2003
REC: Pinto Beans
Mon, 02-28-2005 - 7:36am
Pinto Beans

1 lb dried pinto beans
1/4 lb salt pork
1 tsp salt
1 onion, diced
14 1/2 oz can whole tomatoes, chopped
3 tbsp chili powder

Pick beans clean and wash. Place in a large pot (at least 4 quarts). Cover with water and soak overnight. When ready to cook, drain beans and add fresh water to cover 1 inch above beans. Add salt pork and salt. Boil for 30 minutes. Add onions, tomatoes and chili powder and continue boiling for 2 to 3 hours or until the beans are tender.

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