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Easy Texas Pinto Beans Recipe

These easy beans are full of flavor and are a delicious alternative to refried beans
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 15 minute side dish, bean side dish, pinto beans
Servings: 6
Calories: 306kcal

Equipment

  • Large Skillet or Saucepan
  • Wooden Spoon

Ingredients

  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 30 ounces pinto beans 2 (15 ounce) cans, rinsed and drained
  • ¾ cup salsa
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ cup shredded cheese optional topping
  • ½ cup sour cream optional topping

Instructions

  • In a large skillet or saucepan, saute onion and cilantro in oil until tender.
  • Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Stir in the beans, salsa, and cumin; heat through.
  • If desired, top warm beans with cheese and sour cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 777mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 343IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 3mg