Drema's P-nut Butter Pinto's Recipe

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Drema's P-Nut Butter Pinto's

Drema Bryant

By
@atthehopchick

Yep - southern-cooked Pinto's with one of our favorites - Peanut Butter! Top of stove or Crock Pot - Both turn out excellent! A little different but really good! I'm a real southerner but not too southern to try a new variety of something...


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

8 Hr

Ingredients

2 lb
fresh pinto beans (dry) picked & washed in cold water
1/4 lb
salted side meat/ fat back/ hamhocks
2 qt
water (more or less depending whether using crock pot)
1/4 c
peanut butter (smooth)
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
canola oil
3 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
black pepper, ground

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place beans in crock pot, cover with water (about 4 inches to cover), add all ingredients minus sugar and peanut butter. Adjust crock pot to cook overnite on Low for 8 hours. If using stovetop method cook beans as in recipe as usual. You will need to replenish water often as necessary and keep heat adjusted to medium.
2
During the last hour of cooking (stove top method)add sugar and peanut butter stirring well. Lower heat and continue stove top cooking method for remaining 1 hour.
3
ps - Using crockpot to cook beans I add the sugar and peanut butter after they finish cooking and stir well while they are still hot. Enjoy! Another favorite for fried cornbread!

About this Recipe

Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #beans, #sidedish