Pinto Beans- 2lbs
What's not to love about Pinto Beans? This incredibly popular bean is often found in Mexican, Brazilian, and southwestern US food, refried, mashed or served whole. It's a common filling for burritos and tacos, served asd a side with crisp tortillas, or served in chilli. Served in combination with rice and cornbread or corn tortillas, all of the essential amino acids are available.
A great source of protein, phosphorus, manganese, dietary fibre, and folate.
1/2 a cup of cooked dry Pinto Beans includes:
8 g protein
373 mg potassium
22 g carbohydrates
8 g fibre
0.6 g fat
1 mg sodium
Cooking, Preparation & Storage
Cooking and Preparation:
Soak over night, or boil rapidly for 10 minutes, then drain and simmer in fresh water for 2-3 hours. Add seasonings, or other ingredients once the beans are softened.
These beans are perfect for storing over the winter, they can be kept sealed in the freezer, or in a well-sealed jar in a cool and dry environment. Use within one year of purchase for the best flavour.
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