Clay-Pot Red Chile Beans
The alkaline nature of a micaceous clay pot, essential for this recipe, balances the acid in the spicy, earthy red chile sauce and makes for a sweeter pot of beans. Any leftover red chile sauce is delicious as a marinade for pork or beef or spooned over fried eggs.
Pinto Bean Recipes
Adding pinto beans to chili is a great way to bulk up the dish, or you can use beans instead of meat for a hearty vegetarian meal. These beans are also great on nachos, as a side dish for a steak supper or added to a spicy chili. Here, 5 of our best recipes featuring pinto beans.