From your share:
1 pound dry pinto beans
From your kitchen:
6 cups broth (or water)
1 teaspoon sea salt (add more if desired) to taste
1 tablespoon bacon fat (or 2 pieces of bacon, or a ham hock, omit if vegetarian)
Rinse and sort beans
Soak beans overnight covering with 1-2” of water
Drain beans and place in a crock pot. Add 6 cups of water and a bay leaf if you want a vegetarian dish. Add a ham hock or bacon for flavor otherwise
Season the beans as desired after they are tender Depending on how dry the beans are this process can take 3-5 hours.
Season beans with salt and pepper and some chili powder and they can be served immediately or added to other recipes.
From: All recipes.com
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