Terry's Texas Pinto Beans

Terry's Texas Pinto Beans

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"An old fashioned 'pot of beans' recipe. It starts with dry pinto beans, onion, and chicken broth. Add green chili salsa, jalapeno and cumin for the spicy kick."


2 h 15 m servings 210 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 210 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 13.2 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 95 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the pinto beans in a large pot, and pour in the chicken broth. Stir in onion, jalapeno, garlic, salsa, cumin, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and continue cooking 2 hours, stirring often, until beans are tender. Add water as needed to keep the beans moist.
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  1. 367 Ratings


Well, I'm a native Texan and have been making pinto beans for years and years and years and thought I would try something new. Well, my grandma's recipe (which uses tomatoes, bacon, etc.) may h...

I have made this recipe atleast a dozen times and it comes out awesome every time. My little tweeks: I use canned diced jalapenos to taste and I stick it in the crockpot on low all day. Also, ...

Awesome Recipe. I did change a few things just because that is all I had on hand and they still came out with a really good flavor. I substituted onion for an envelope of onion soup mix and jala...

We cooked this in a pot for about 8 hours. It was excellent. We cooked the beans at a cook-off and won first place. I strongly recommed this!!

This recipe is awesome! I didn't have canned chicken broth, so I just reconstitued dry bullion cubes. I also substitued Pace picante sauce for the green salsa. It turned out great. Increasin...

Delish! I used Red salsa as well. Lil' more garlic & wal laaa.... Mix & throw all in crock pot. So easy & very tasty!

Very easy and yummy. I mixed everything the night before and let it soak overnight. Served it over brown rice. It was a super easy, low-fat dinner for my family. I left out the jalapenos and use...

Fantastic! I increased the garlic by 1 clove and did not use jalapenos. This was also cooked on low in my crockpot for about 8 hours. Delicious when paired with Grandmother's Buttermilk Cornbrea...

I am making a huge pot of beans for a family bbq today as I type this review out. Two things this recipe fails to mention is...1 - make sure your beans are not outdated (yes beans do go stale). ...