Terry's Texas Pinto Beans

Terry's Texas Pinto Beans

Side Dish Beans and Peas

An old fashioned 'pot of beans' recipe. It starts with dry pinto beans, onion, and chicken broth. Add green chili salsa, jalapeno and cumin for the spicy kick.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 210
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 2h 15m


  • 1 pound dry pinto beans
  • 1 (29 ounce) can reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup green salsa
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • water, if needed


  • 1   Place the pinto beans in a large pot, and pour in the chicken broth. Stir in onion, jalapeno, garlic, salsa, cumin, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and continue cooking 2 hours, stirring often, until beans are tender. Add water as needed to keep the beans moist.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 1.1g 2%
    Saturated Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 1mg  
Sodium 95mg 4%
Potassium 610mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 37.9g 12%
Dietary Fiber 12.2g 49%
Protein 13.2g 26%
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 18IU  
Vitamin C 3mg  
Calcium 71mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 3mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 69mg  
Folate 229mcg