Jojo's Organics Pinto Beans
Pinto Beans by Jojo's Organics
These dried beans are beige with brown streaks, but they turn a uniform brown when cooked. They're often used to make refried beans. These are in the kidney bean family. They are an excellent replacement of kidney beans in chili.
For every 2 cups of beans add 10 cups of hot water. Heat to boiling, let boil 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and set aside for one hour. Discard the soak water. Place the soaked, rinsed and drained beans in a large saucepan with fresh hot water. Water level should be about one inch above the beans. Add a tablespoon of cooking oil may to reduce foaming and boil-overs; If the water should foam, skim it off. Boil beans for 10 minutes, then simmer until tender (approximately 1 to 2 hours, depending on the variety). Add seasoning during the cooking time, if desired.