Ansazi Poblano Stew (Or Pintos)

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Recipe by Mamas Kitchen Hope

Anasazi beans are so pretty! Imagine a bean that has the coloring of a paint horse! They also cook up faster than other beans and have a pleasant almost sweet flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups anasazi beans or 4 cups pinto beans, already cooked
  • 2 tablespoons olives or 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 12 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 poblano pepper, roasted, skinned and chopped (a Poblano is a green ancho chile)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup mild Mexican cheese or 1 cup monterey jack cheese, shredded


  1. Place beans in a heavy saucepan.
  2. In a skillet, heat the oil on medium and sweat the onion and garlic, add the tomatoes and poblano pepper.
  3. When all have stewed, add to the beans. Sprinkle the cheese when serving.
  4. Serve with cornbread.

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