Mexican Pinto Beans (Frijoles De La Olla)
Making a big pot of beans is so easy and an essential staple in many homes. You can make a big pot and use it in multiple recipes throughout the week.
Servings 8 servings
- 1 pkg Organic dry pinto beans
- 6 cups Fresh water
- 1/2 Onion
- 3 Cloves of garlic
- 1 Jalapeños
- Salt to taste
Rinse and clean your beans. Pick out any beans that are split in half or discolored. Make sure to watch for rocks and other debris. Once cleaned, place in a pot of fresh water overnight or use the quick soak method.
Quick soak method: Place beans in water on stove and bring to a rapid boil for 4-5 minutes. Pull off of flame and strain the beans and rinse with water.
Once beans have been soaked and rinsed place the beans in pot with 6 cups water. Add in onion, garlic and jalapeños. Cover and bring to a rapid boil for 2-3 minutes. Lower the flame to low and let the beans cook for 2-3 hours or until tender. Season with salt.
Serve with some cilantro and avocado or your favorite salsa. Enjoy!