Fresh Pinto Beans With Tomatoes Recipe

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Servings: 6


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  • 1 lb Fresh pinto beans =Or possibly=- other shell Beans
  • 1/4 c. Fruity extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 x Onion finely diced or possibly grated
  • 2 lrg Ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 tsp Sweet paprika
  • 1 pch Grnd cumin
  • 1 lrg Garlic clove, chopped Salt and pepper Sugar, if necessary
  • 1 c. Water
  • 1 Tbsp. Lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Parsley, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. Cilantro, minced


  1. SHELL THE BEANS, rinse them off and put them in a saucepan with water to cover. Bring to a boil for 15 min, then drain and return the beans to the pan. Add in the oil, onions, tomatoes, paprika, cumin, garlic, 1/2 tsp. salt, some freshly grnd pepper and a c. of water. Cover and cook over a low flame till the beans are tender, about an hour. Taste for salt and add in more if necessary. If the tomatoes are too acidic, add in sufficient sugar to balance the flavor. Remove from heat and season to taste with the lemon juice. Turn beans, and their juices, into a serving dish. Garnish with the parsley and cilantro.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 191g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 287  
Calories from Fat 10 3%
Total Fat 1.16g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.22g 1%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 24mg 1%
Potassium 1221mg 35%
Total Carbs 52.81g 14%
Dietary Fiber 12.7g 42%
Sugars 4.56g 3%
Protein 16.98g 27%
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