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spicy-sweet bbq pinto beans

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

A nice "southwestern" touch to regular pinto beans. Feel free to spice them up with additional hot sauce or jalapenos. A great bbq side dish. *Prep time does not include soaking the beans overnight.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spicy-sweet bbq pinto beans

  • 1 lb
    dried pinto beans
  • 5 c
    water (or more as needed)
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 6 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 3/4 c
  • 6 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar (packed)
  • 5 Tbsp
    yellow mustard
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    worchestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • hot pepper sauce to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme

How To Make spicy-sweet bbq pinto beans

  • 1
    Place beans in a dutch oven with enough water to cover the beans by 3 inches and let soak overnight.
  • 2
    Drain beans and return them to the pot. Add 5 cups of water, chopped onion, garlic, and the bay leaf to the pot. Bring to a boil and cook until just tender, stirring occasionally - approx. 1 hour.
  • 3
    Stir in remaining ingredients and simmer until beans are very tender and flavors have blended well - approx. 30 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.