Other Names: Cowboy Beans; Mexican Beans
Pinto beans have a hearty flavor, make delicious refried beans and are good in chili and salads.
Instructions: Soak in cold water for 8 hours or bring water and beans to boil for 2 minutes. Cover and set aside to soak for 1 hour. Bring to boil for 10 minutes in 3 parts water to one part beans and simmer covered for one to two hours.
Analysis (1 cup uncooked): 600 calories, 40 g protein, 108 g carbohydrates, 32 g fiber, 240 mg calcium, 10.8 mg iron, 1680 mg potassium, 0 mg sodium
Shelf life: 2-3 years. Best if consumed within the 1st year.
Certified organic by USDA