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Pinto Bean Soup with Fresh Salsa

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Pinto beans; dried
  • 7 c Water
  • 1/4 c Vegetable oil
  • 2 Yellow onions; diced
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Freshly ground pepper
  • 4 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 6 c Vegetable broth, chicken
  • -broth or water


3 Plum tomatoes, diced; (ripe
1/2 sm Red (Spanish) onion; finely
1/4 c Fresh cilantro; coarsely
1 Limes; juiced
Salt and pepper
Sour cream or Crema

Sort through the beans and discard any misshapen beans or stones. Rinse
well. Place the beans in a saucepan and add the water. Bring to a boil,
reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until the smallest bean is
cooked through and

creamy inside, about 1 1/2 hours. Remove from the heat and set aside.

NOTES : Despite its creamy taste, this simply prepared soup is surprisinly
low in fat. Cantinas might make this soup out of yesterday's beans.

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