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SC Pintos

[Slow Cooker Pinto Beans OR Pinto Bean Soup]
1 onion, peeled and halved
3 cups dry pinto beans, rinsed
5 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper
9 cups water

  1. Place ingredients in slow cooker and stir to combine. Cook on low for 8 hours, adding more water as needed.

SERVES 6
PREP TIME 5 minutes
TOTAL TIME 8 hours
NOTES
If more than 1 cup of water has evaporated during cooking, then the temperature is too high.
Serve as soup with tortilla chips and sour cream OR strain and serve in burritos.

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King’s Meal

canned re-fried beans or “Slow Cooker Pinto Beans”
pepper
sharp cheddar, shredded
fresh tomatoes, diced (optional)
Tabasco
tortilla chips

Put beans in a microwavable bowl and stir in pepper.  (Canned re-fried beans will need a splash of water.)  Microwave about 75 seconds.  Top with cheese and tomatoes.  Serve with Tabasco and chips.

YIELD 1 happy husband
PREP TIME 2 minutes
TOTAL TIME 4 minutes