Fiesta Beans

Fiesta Beans Recipe

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Lisa Moore


Pinto beans with a spicy kick! This recipe is always a big hit with my family and friends. Often requested for potlucks. Awesome served over cooked rice and with a slice of mexican cornbread.


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8 to 10
2 Hr
2 Hr 10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    dried pinto beans
  • 1 large
    yellow onion, diced
  • 2
    beef bouillon cubes
  • 1 Tbsp
    tony chachere's cajun seasoning
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can(s)
    original rotel diced tomatoes and green chiles
  • 1 lb
    smoked sausage, sliced in bite size bits
  • 1 can(s)
    campbell's fiesta cheese soup

How to Make Fiesta Beans


  1. Rinse dried beans well. Put beans in lg stockpot and cover with water. Bring to boil and boil for 3mins, then turn heat off. Cover beans and let soak for 2hrs or longer.
  2. Drain and rinse beans. Replace in stockpot and cover with 3inches of water. Add onion, bullion, and both seasonings. Cook over low to med heat for 1 1/2hrs, stir occasionally to prevent sticking when beans begin to cook down.
  3. Add Rotel tomatoes and sausage bits and cook for another 30mins. Continue to stir frequently.
  4. Add cheese soup and simmer for 10mins. Serve over cooked rice and with mexican cornbread. Enjoy!

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About Fiesta Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Collection: Fiesta Faves
Hashtags: #beans #pinto

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