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Pinto bean recipes

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This is a recipe and detailed explanation of how to cook pinto beans on the stove top from dried beans. Very easy and gives the reasons for why you do each step! If you have been in the dark about how to cook dried pinto beans this will give you a head start.

Charro Beans are delicious Mexican style pinto beans flavored with bacon, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and spices. This budget friendly and easy to make side dish is sure to become one of your favorite Instant Pot recipes. #pintobeans #pressurecooker #instantpot #sidedish #bacon #Mexican

Mexican Charro Beans made with pinto beans simmered in the most flavorful broth. Stove top, crock pot and Instant Pot instructions included.

Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

22 · Once you’ve made these easy slow cooker pinto beans, you’ll want to leave the canned version on the shelf! Try this inexpensive and satisfying recipe that’s sure to become a menu staple.


  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 lb Pinto beans, dried
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Salt
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin
Pinto Bean Soup

This Pinto Bean Soup has a savory broth with a variety of vegetables and nourishing pinto beans. Sausage adds a blast of flavor to this soup along with simple flavor enhancers and seasonings. BONUS: This

How To Season Pinto Beans

Learn how to season pinto beans for an easy dish that's full of flavor! Tips for how to season canned pinto beans and dried beans included.

Crock Pot Pinto Beans

6 · This easy recipe for Crock Pot Pinto Beans is the perfect combination of tender beans, savory chicken broth, and aromatic spices that is the perfect accompaniment to any meal. With just a few simple ingredients and a slow cooker, you'll have a delicious and comforting no soak pinto beans recipe to customize with your favorite toppings!


  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Jalapeno
  • 1 tsp Oregano, dried
  • 1 lb Pinto beans, Dry
  • 3/4 cup Yellow onion
Canned Goods
  • 4 cups Chicken broth, low sodium
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Salt
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin, ground
  • 2 cups Water
Mexican Charro Beans (Easy Pinto Bean Recipe!)

BEST Charro Beans using dried or canned pinto beans. Easy, flavorful Mexican bean recipe with bacon, chorizo, fresh veggies + a robust broth.

Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

98 · Deliciously meaty and creamy - Southern cooking at it's best. These crock pot pinto beans are a meal all unto itself.


  • 1 Link Andouille sausage
  • 1 lb Ground meat
  • 1 Link Sausage, Smoked
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 1 Large Stalk Celery
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 Green bell pepper, Large
  • 1 tbsp Onion powder
  • 1 lb Pinto beans, Dry
  • 1 Sweet onion, Large
  • 2 tsp Thyme, dried
Canned Goods
  • 5 cups Chicken broth
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Creole seasoning
  • 1 Salt and pepper
A Dozen Ways to Have Pinto Beans for Dinner

If your pantry has a few cans of pintos or a dried bag, you can find a way to use them with our 12 delicious pinto bean dinner recipes.

Side view of a bowl of hot beans in The Secret to Perfect Old Fashioned Pinto Beans

This recipe post covers The Secret to Perfect Old Fashioned Pinto Beans including cooking instructions for stove top, pressure cooker and slow cooker...

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Ready to use in your favorite Mexican style recipe, or to just eat plain, these Instant Pot pinto beans are a game changer, with no soaking and a much quicker cook time. How do pinto beans taste when they’ve been pressure cooked in an Instant Pot? Delicious! Much more tasty and economical than canned beans, and without all the sodium. Cook these up and pair them with any favorite Mexican meal!
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This handy guide will give you a complete overview on How to Cook Pinto Beans using dried beans. These are flavorful, creamy, and seasoned simply so that they will pair with any of your favorite Mexican-inspired recipes.