Betty's Homestyle Pinto Beans - Leftovers Series 1

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Oct. 07, 2014

Betty demonstrates how to make Homestyle Pinto Beans. This makes a hearty meal when combined with Green Chile Onion Cornbread Wedges from the previous video.


Pinto beans 1 Pound , sorted and soaked overnight in water. water should cover beans with 2 additional inches above the beans
Cooked bacon 1/2 Pound , partially cooked, chopped
Coarse sea salt 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Water To Taste (As Required



Soak the pinto beans in water for altleast 12 hrs.


Drain the soaked pinto beans and place in a large pot.

Place bacon over top. Cover with water, with and additional inch of water over the top.

Bring beans to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer beans until tender, about 2 ½ hours.

Near the end of cooking, season to taste with salt. When beans are done, transfer them to a large serving bowl.


Ladle individual servings into soup bowls and serve with Green Chile and Onion Cornbread Wedges from the previous video in Betty's Kitchen (

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 170 Minutes
Ready In: 170 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 214Calories from Fat 68

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 574 mg23.92%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%


Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet