|Dry pinto beans||2 Pound|
|Salt pork/Ham / bacon||3⁄4 Pound|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Tomatoes||3 , chopped|
|Onion||1 Medium, chopped|
|Serrano chili||1 , chopped|
|Cilantro||1⁄2 Bunch (50 gm), chopped|
|Chunky picante sauce||3 Tablespoon (Thick)|
Place beans in large pot filled half full of water.
Cook on medium low heat for 1 hour; add salt pork, ham or bacon, garlic, and salt.
Cook for 2 hours on medium heat.
Reduce heat to very low and cook 1 more hour.
Refill pot with water and add tomatoes, onion, chili, cilantro, and picante sauce.
Simmer until beans are soft, adding water every 15 minutes if needed.
Do not stir beans too much or the soup will be very thick.
Calories 587 Calories from Fat 258
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29 g44%
Saturated Fat 10.2 g51.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 29.3 mg9.8%
Sodium 1108.8 mg46.2%
Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.2%
Dietary Fiber 15 g60.1%
Sugars 3.8 g
Protein 22 g43.7%
Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 23.4%
Calcium 11.8% Iron 27.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet