Pinto Bean Recipes
Skirt Steak with Pinto Beans and Pasilla Chile Vinaigrette
Instead of serving juicy skirt steak with a traditional steak sauce, Hugh Acheson makes a flavorful vinaigrette with pasilla chile and adds it to pinto beans as a very tasty, hearty accompaniment to the meat.
"The turkey chili is a big favorite of Oprah's," says Art Smith. "It's got some spice, which I think kids love just as much as adults do."
Polenta with Pinto Beans and Roasted Vegetables
This is a satisfying vegetarian main course, and also makes a delicious side dish for grilled chicken or fish.
Chorizo and Pinto Bean Stew
Serve this savory stew over rice for a hearty supper.
Chicken Chili with Pinto Beans
Pinto beans are a classic pairing for this Mexican-spiced chicken chili. Other legumes would work, too. Try chickpeas, kidney beans or even black beans.