Simmered Beans

Simmered Beans
Budget-friendly recipe
1495

Add Pico de Gallo for a spicy twist.

Ingredients

2
cups
(pinto, black, or pink)
8
cups
1
peeled and chopped
¼
teaspoon

What You'll Need

  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Measuring cup
  • Large pot with lid
  • Plastic or glass container with lid.

Directions

  1. Place beans, water, onion, and bay leaf in a large pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 to 1 1 ⁄2 hours or until beans are tender.
  2. Remove bay leaf and stir in salt. Cook 15 minutes longer.
  3. Serve or store beans in refrigerator for up to 3 days in a covered plastic or glass container.

Chef Tips

  • Cut this recipe in half to save money.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
½
cup (cups)
Total calories:
112
Total fat:
1 g
Saturated fat:
0 g
Carbohydrates:
21 g
Protein:
7 g
Fiber:
7 g
Sodium:
53 mg
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