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How To Cook Canned Pinto Beans

All you need to know about: How To Cook Canned Pinto Beans.


1 can of pinto beans


1. Drain and rinse the canned pinto beans.
2. Place the beans in a small saucepan with 2 cups of water.
3. Bring the beans to a boil over medium-high heat.
4. Reduce the heat to low and simmer the beans until they are tender, about 20 minutes.
5. Drain off any remaining water.
6. Add desired seasonings, such as garlic powder, cumin, chili powder, and salt.
7. Serve with your favorite toppings, such as diced onion, cilantro, or shredded cheese.


1. To add flavor to the beans, you can also sauté onions, garlic, and other aromatics in oil before adding the beans and water.
2. For a creamier texture, you can add a small amount of olive oil or butter to the beans while they are cooking.
3. If you want to make refried beans, mash the cooked beans with a potato masher or blend them in a food processor.

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