Ranch Style Pinto Beans

Recipe by Maine-iac
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place pinto beans in large pot, cover with water, bring to rapid boil, cover and set aside.
  • In another large pot, add olive oil and sautee onion, garlic, carrots, celery, and pepper.
  • Add spices and simmer an additional 2 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse pinto beans and add to vegetable mixture, along with ham hocks.
  • Add chicken broth to cover contents.
  • Cover and simmer, adding more chicken broth if needed, until beans are tender and liquid is absorbed, about 2 hours.
  • Re-season with spices, as needed.
  • Cut and flake meat from hocks into bean mixture.
  • Serve as a side dish, or in tortilla shells with salsa and sour cream or with your favorite red or green sauce.
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