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drema's p-nut butter pinto's

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Drema Bryant
High Point, NC

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...

(1 rating)
yield 10 -12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 8 Hr

Ingredients For drema's p-nut butter pinto's

  • 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
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    black pepper, ground

How To Make drema's p-nut butter pinto's

  • 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!

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