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How To Cook Pinto Beans

Watch more How to Cook Beans & Legumes videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Prepare dry pinto beans using the cooking method described here. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Clean the dry beans Remove any stones from the dried beans, and then rinse them completely free of dirt. Step 2: Soak the beans Place the beans in a pot with 3 inches of water covering them. Let the beans soak overnight. Tip If you have a slow cooker, cook the beans for eight hours on low heat without pre-soaking. Step 3: Replace the water Pour out the water and replace it with enough water to cover the beans by an inch. Step 4: Cook the beans Bring the beans to a boil. Then reduce the heat and allow them to simmer for 4 hours. Check the beans periodically to make sure there is still water in the pot. Did You Know? The name "pinto" means "painted" in Spanish, and refers to the beans' reddish brown and beige coloring.
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