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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 174.7
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.8 mg
  • Sodium: 578.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.5 g
  • Protein: 10.6 g

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Santa Maria Style Pinquito Beans, 1 cup per serving

Submitted by: GRAMMA123

Introduction

Traditional recipe served in the town of Santa Maria, California. Calorie will vary, depending on how much liquid is drained off. Traditional recipe served in the town of Santa Maria, California. Calorie will vary, depending on how much liquid is drained off.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 lb pinquito beans, picked clean to remove any small bits
    1 Strip bacon, diced
    1/2 C ham, diced
    1 clove garlic
    3/4 C tomato puree
    1/4 C red chile sauce (Las Palmas brand, or other similar)
    1 tsp dry mustard
    1Tbsp sugar
    1tsp salt
    1 pinch msg (optional)
    Water (for cooking beans)

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Directions

Place beans in 4 qt pot, cover with water, then let sit overnight.
Drain beans, then add 2 qts fresh water, bring to boil, then simmer for 2 hours.
At end of cooking, drain most of the water off beans, reserving some cooking water.
Make sauce by sauteing bacon and ham until lightly brown, then cook for 1-2 minutes longer. Add remaining ingredients, then stir into drained beans.
Cook on stove for 1/2 hour, adding reserved liquid as needed.





Serving Size: Makes 6 1-cup servings.






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