Santa Maria-Style Pinquito Beans

Recipe by MaryMc
READY IN: 12hrs
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

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DIRECTIONS

  • Pick over beans to remove dirt and small stones; cover with water and let soak overnight in a large container.
  • Drain, cover with fresh water and simmer 2 hours, or until tender (pintos may need longer).
  • Sauté bacon and ham until lightly browned; add to beans.
  • Sauté onions in bacon fat until lightly browned.
  • Add garlic and sauté a minute or two longer.
  • Add tomato puree, chili sauce, sugar, mustard, and salt.
  • Drain most of liquid off beans and stir in sauce. Keep warm on low heat until ready to serve.