Fresh Pinto Beans with Tomatoes

Fresh Pinto Beans With Tomatoes Recipe

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


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

About Fresh Pinto Beans with Tomatoes

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