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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.

PREP TIME 5 minutes
TOTAL TIME 8 hours
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.


King’s Meal

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