Portuguese Pinto Beans

Josphine Morrow


Reminds me of the way my mom use to make her beans.


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20 Min
3 Hr
Stove Top


  • 2 c
    dried pinto beans
  • 1 tsp
    cooking oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 4 clove
    fresh garlic.chopped
  • 1 1/2 lb
    linguesa, sliced
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 1 1/4 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1
    green bell pepper chopped

How to Make Portuguese Pinto Beans


  1. Soak beans overnight or bring to a boil then let stand 1 hour.
  2. Cook until tender.
  3. Brown onion and garlic in oil. Add linguesa and brown lightly.
  4. Add tomato sauce, cloves, chill powder, salt and pepper. Add the ingredience to beans.
  5. Cook for 30 mins. longer until done.

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About Portuguese Pinto Beans

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Portugese
Other Tag: Heirloom

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