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    Pinto Beans - Frijoles Paisas

    Pinto Beans - Frijoles Paisas. Photo by FabioH

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    33 mins

    30 mins

    3 mins

    FabioH's Note:

    Authentic bean recipe from my home state of Antioquia, Colombia. This is a daily staple in the countryside, accompanied by arepas, chicharron and fried ripe plantain.

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      STOVE TOP.
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      1. Wash the beans and soak overnight in cold water. Drain the beans and place in a large pot and add the water and pork hocks. Over medium-high heat, bring the beans to a boil, then cover the pot and reduce the heat to medium-low. Allow the beans to cook until almost tender, approximately 2 hours.
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      2. When the beans are cooking, prepare the condiment mix. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat, add the tomatoes, onions, salt, garlic, cilantro and ground cumin and cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
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      3. When the beans are almost tender, add the condiment mix, plantains, carrots and salt. Cover and cook for another hour or until the beans are fully cooked.
    5. 5
      CROCK POT.
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      Use the same ingredients except use just 4 cups of water instead of 6.
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      1. Wash the beans and soak overnight in cold water. Drain the beans and place in a slow cooker, add 4 cups water and pork hocks and cook on high for about 2 hours.
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      2. Follow step 2 in the regular pot recipe.
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      3. Add the condiment mix, plantains, carrots and salt then cover and cook for another 3 hours. Taste for salt and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pinto Beans - Frijoles Paisas

    Serving Size: 1 (429 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 222.0
    Calories from Fat 68
    Total Fat 7.6 g
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 317.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 31.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 9.4 g
    Sugars 5.2 g
    Protein 8.7 g

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    pork hocks

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