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Grandma's pinto beans

My grandma grew up in Mexico and 
Course Side, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword mexican pinto beans, pinto beans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 183kcal
Author Ashlee Marie

Ingredients

  • 4 C dry pinto beans
  • 16 C water
  • 1 salt pork or fatback, depending on where you live, NOT sliced
  • 6-8 Onions peeled
  • salt
  • shredded cheddar topping
  • sliced jalapenos topping

Instructions

  • The measurements are 1 part beans to 4 parts water. you can go smaller or larger, whichever you want
  • place the water, beans, salt pork and whole onions in a large pot
  • Bring it to a boil and let it simmer all day, stirring every so often so they don't burn to the bottom.
  • About an hour or two before we're ready to eat I throw in another onion or 2 (peeled and cut in half) so there are some large onion chunks in the end.
  • Then take out the fatback and serve.
  • Serve the beans with sliced Jalapenos and shredded cheddar cheese

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Nutrition

Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 732mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 6.1mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2.5mg