Pinto Beans and Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 367.5
  • Total Fat: 12.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.0 mg
  • Sodium: 409.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.8 g
  • Protein: 22.3 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    8 ounces dry pinto beans
    1 medium onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 bay leaf
    .5 teaspoon thyme, crushed
    .5 teaspoon pepper
    8 ounces ham hock
    8 ounces turkey smoked sausage, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
    .25 teaspoon salt
    3 cups cooked, long grain rice


1. Rinse beans. In a large saucepan combine beans and 3 cups water. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. cover and let stand fro 1 hour.

2. Drain beans and return to saucepan. Add onion, garlic, bay leaf, thyme, pepper, and 3 cups fresh water. Add ham hocks. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 1.5 to 2 hours till beans are tender, adding more water if necessary and stirring occassionally.

3. Remove ham hocks; cool slightly. Remove meat from ham hocks; chop meat and set aside. Discard bay leaf. In a medium skillet cook sausage about 5 minutes. Stir chopped meat, cooked sausage, and salt into beans. Cover and cook about 5 minutes more.

Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GLYNNISQ.