Pinto Beans Recipe


Cooking Time2 Hr 30 MinCourse
MethodMain Ingredient


 Dried pinto beans1 Pound (1 Package)
 Water5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Onion1 Medium, quartered
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Pork hocks/Salt pork1⁄2 Pound, cut into cubes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2183 Calories from Fat 380

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g65%

Saturated Fat 13.6 g68.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 149.7 mg

Sodium 4128.2 mg172%

Total Carbohydrates 307 g102.4%

Dietary Fiber 75.6 g302.5%

Sugars 18.7 g

Protein 143 g285.7%

Vitamin A 30.1% Vitamin C 85.1%

Calcium 59.7% Iron 144.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Soak pinto beans overnight in water to cover; drain.
2. Combine beans, water, onion, garlic, chili powder, salt and pork hocks or salt pork in large kettle.
3. Bring to boiling; lower the heat; simmer over low heat 2 1/2 hours, or until beans are very soft. Remove pork hocks or salt pork before serving.