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Instead of soaking pinto beans overnight, use the quick soak method to make this Mexican side dish. Use a smokey thick-cut bacon for additional flavor. For more heat, add minced jalapeno.

Recipe by Southern Living October 2000

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Credit: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro

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Yield:
4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sort and wash pinto beans; place in a large saucepan. Cover with water 2 inches above beans, and bring to a boil. Boil beans 1 minute. Cover, remove from heat, and let soak 1 hour. Drain.

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  • Bring beans, broth, and remaining ingredients to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours. Chill, if desired; reheat over medium heat.

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