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Jalapeno Garlic Pinto Beans - Amazing side dish for any Mexican meal
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Garlic Jalapeño Pinto Beans

Plus up your sides this summer with this easy and delicious recipe!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 43kcal
Cost: $3


  • 2 16 oz can pinto beans drain one can and leave the second in its juices
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • 2 Tbsp jalepeños roughly chopped (add more to increase heat)


  • Sauté garlic and jalapeños in a medium sauce pan over low heat for 4 minutes or slightly browned
  • Add pinto beans and put lid on the pot
  • Let simmer on low for 20-60 minutes (The longer they simmer the softer they will be, however you will get the desired flavor in 20 minutes if you're in a rush)
  • Mash slightly and serve


Calories: 43kcal