16 Reviews

These are great but I decided to make some changes and it worked for us.They turned out like the canned ranch style beans.I added 2 tsps.cumin,1 smoked ham hock,and a can of enchilada sauce.I think the enchilada sauce did it.Great with cornbread.Thanks,cher

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nesbitt929 November 12, 2007

This was AWESOME! I have tried many of your recipies and they are all so good! I switched the the pinto beans to red kidney and served over rice. They ate the whole pot. Thanks for your amazing recipies.

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maryann9604_9456560 June 29, 2010

Absolutely wonderful. I tripled the recipe and made them in a 18 quart roaster oven.. The amount fed 60 people. Everyone loved them.

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morgandezign August 17, 2007

My wife and I love different bean soups so I thought I would give these a try. I made these for a family get together, and they loved them. My wife, being a great cook thought they needed some sugar added. She makes Bar B Q beans all the time so I accepted her criticism. Added 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar and it kicked the beans up from very good to assume.

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arbuck41 June 26, 2010

We all really liked this recipe. The only change I made was adding some cumin.

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nisea916 August 31, 2009

Liked this recipe. I put all the ingredients in the crock pot on low for 5-6 hours and added some liquid smoke. They were really great!

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Chohertz December 31, 2008

This is a great base recipe for my Beenie Weenies, when I had to cook for 150 people. I spiked it up a bit with BBQ Sauce, 1 TB. Coriander, 1 TB. Mexican Oregano, and 3 dried Chipolte Chilies(soaked and chopped) Then I added a pound of beef Weenies.

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ashkani August 29, 2008

I've made this recipe twice. Once I pressure-canned the beans after cooking them, and they have been great - 5-star. The other time I served them immediately after cooking and I thought they were missing something, as if the flavors hadn't had time to blend. I just don't think 30 minutes is enough time for the Rotel to cook with the beans. Since most people won't pressure-can these before serving, I can only give this recipe 4 stars (which still means a good pot of beans!).

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appleydapply March 20, 2006

these were KILLER. Really, really good. Big hit with the family, and a definite "do-again." The only change that I made was to add a bit of diced ham, because I knew that with this big batch, we'd be eating them for a few days. These beans are strikingly similar to our favorite little Mexican joint's Borracho Beans. YUM!

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*Elissa* July 24, 2005

Very good bean recipe! Definitely a keeper! We ate some plain, some with rice, and froze some for later. Will be making again!

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AlaskanAmateur August 10, 2013
Ranch-Style Beans (AKA Cowboy beans)