Mexican Style Pinto Beans

Preparation Time:  Five (5) minutes
Bean Soaking Time:  Two to Four (2-4) hours
Cooking Time: One (1) hour
Yields:  Four (4) servings


1 Cup Dried Pinto Beans
4 Cups Water/Vegetable Stock
3 Cloves Garlic, minced
1 Jalapeno Pepper, minced
½ Teaspoon Cumin
½ Teaspoon Chili Powder
Juice of one lime
Sea Salt to taste


1. Soak the Beans and then place in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes. Turn off heat, cover pot and let sit for 2-4 hours.
2. Drain and rinse Beans.
3. Add to a large pot with 4 Cups Fresh Water and bring to a boil.
4. Add Garlic and Jalapeno Pepper and cook for 1 hour or until Beans are soft.
5. Add Cumin, Chili, Lime and Sea Salt to taste
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