How To Make Authentic Mexican Pinto Beans – Recipe, Video Cooking Lesson (Stove Top, Crock Pot)

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How To Make Homemade Pinto Beans - Cooking Lesson


DESCRIPTION

In this video, Chef Sydney of Kids Are Great Cooks will show you how to make pinto beans from scratch using a slow cooker (Crock Pot)!


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 cups of pinto beans (2 cups of water for Crock Pot)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 5 cups of water (6 cups of water for Crock Pot)

INSTRUCTIONS (Stove Top)

  1. Add the pinto beans, water, salt, and garlic to a 4-quart pot and bring to a boil. 
  2. Once it boils, cover and lower heat to low. 
  3. Cook for 2.5 - 3 hours or until beans are tender. 

INSTRUCTIONS (Crock Pot)

  1. Add the pinto beans, water, salt and garlic to a crock pot and set to high.
  2. Cook for 5 hours or until beans are tender 

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Bloopers and Outtakes - Pinto Beans

Pinto Beans Nutritional Highlights 

(The Stuff That Fuels Your Body!)

Pinto Beans 

  • These tasty legumes are a great source of vegetarian protein, fiber and minerals. These nutrients are known to promote heart health and help regulate the amount of glucose, or sugar, in our blood.

Garlic

  • Garlic has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years around the world. Garlic contains an array of different vitamins and minerals, and is good for preventing the common cold. 


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