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Beer Beans

Yield 2 quarts


  • 1 (16-ounce) package dried pinto beans
  • 1 (12-ounce) can beer
  • 2 quarts water
  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Place beans in a large saucepan. Cover with water 3 inches above beans; let soak overnight.

  2. Drain beans, and return to saucepan; add beer. Slowly bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes or until beer has evaporated.

  3. Add remaining ingredients, stirring well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1 hour. Uncover and continue to simmer 2 hours or until beans are tender.

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