Chef John’s Santa Maria-Style Beans


In this video, you’ll see how to make classic Santa Maria-style beans. The traditional bean to use here is pinquitos, “little pink” beans, but you c... See morean use pinto or any dry bean you like. You’ll simmer the beans with bacon and ham in a spicy, smoky tomato and chili sauce until the beans are perfectly tender. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John's Santa Maria-Style Beans. Their traditional partner is grilled tri-tip steak, but these saucy beans will make any smoky grilled meat even yummier. See more Chef John videos >>

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