Fresh Pinto Beans With Tomatoes Recipe

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Fresh Pinto Beans with Tomatoes

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Ingredients

1 lb
fresh pinto beans, or other beans
1/4 c
fruity olive oil
1
onion, diced
2 large
tomatoes, peeled and diced
1/4 tsp
paprika
1 dash(es)
cumin
1 large
garlic clove, minced
salt and pepper to taste
sugar if necessary
1 c
water
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
parsley, chopped
1 Tbsp
cilantro, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
SHELL THE BEANS, rinse them off and put them in a saucepan with water to cover.
2
Bring to a boil for 15 minutes, then drain and return the beans to the pan.
3
Add the oil, onions, tomatoes, paprika, cumin, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, some freshly ground pepper and a cup of water.
4
Cover and cook over a low flame until the beans are tender, about an hour.
5
Taste for salt and add more if necessary.
6
If the tomatoes are too acidic, add enough sugar to balance the flavor.
7
Remove from heat and season to taste with the lemon juice.
8
Turn beans, and their juices, into a serving dish.
9
Garnish with the parsley and cilantro.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy