'Tex-Mex' Pinto Beans

'Tex-Mex' Pinto Beans
  • Servings: 6 to 8
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time:

    Ingredients Print Recipe

  • 1 lb dry pinto beans
  • Medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 5-7 cloves fresh garlic
  • 3-4 strips bacon or ham hock
  • Water
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


1. Place all ingredients in a large Dutch oven or pot and cover ingredients with water.

2. Bring to a boil then turn down to low and simmer for 6-8 hours. Be sure the beans remain covered with water the whole time.

3. Add salt and pepper near the end of cooking to taste.

Optional: Place ingredients in crock pot and cook on low for 24 hours.

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