Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is a great, easy bean recipe. We love these as a side dish with just about any meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer for 30-45 minutes, adding water if mixture gets too thick.


Most Helpful

Living in Belgium I can't easily buy a can of pintos, so had to make do with kidney beans, which really are too sweet. Even so, they were delicious with this recipe.

FlemishMinx April 07, 2004

Beer is a VERY important ingredient in Borracho Beans, try mine and let me know....#12169. I'm sure these are good if you can only get canned beans.....but fresh are always better!!

babygirl65 June 01, 2005

These beans were fabulous! I added an extra can of pinto beans, 4 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled, and about 8 oz. of beer. Put all in crockpot the night before and the next morning cooked on high for 4 hours while at church. The house smelled great. We served these with chicken enchiladas. Thanks for the recipe.

lilypka May 12, 2005

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