Health Coach Counseling

Mexican Style Pinto Beans

Prep time: 
5 minutes

Prep notes: 
Bean Soaking Time: 2-4 hours

Cooking time: 
60 minutes

4 people

1 cup dried pinto beans 4 cups water 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, minced 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon chili powder Juice of one lime Salt to taste

  • Soak the beans and then place in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes. Turn off heat, cover pot and let sit for 2-4 hours.
  • Drain and rinse beans.
  • Add to a large pot with 4 cups fresh water and bring to a boil.
  • Add garlic and jalapeno and cook for 1 hour or until beans are soft.
  • Add cumin, chili, lime and salt to taste.