PINTO BEAN PEA SOUP A rich, meaty, smoky, stick to your ribs pinto bean pea soup! Makes 16 cups 3 c. dried split green peas, rinsed till foam disappears 2 c. dried pinto beans, rinsed till foam disappears 12 c. water 4 c. additional water 2 T. salt or to taste (don't add the … Continue reading PINTO BEAN PEA SOUP


WILD PINTO BEAN SOUP with fried garlic tortillas

WILD PINTO BEAN SOUP with fried garlic tortillas Pow! Wow! Flavors and textures galore! If you want to impress guests with a soup so wild that they won't know if they're eating meat or not, and won't care, this is it! Makes 20 cups Soup: 2 c. dried pinto beans 9 c. water 2 t. … Continue reading WILD PINTO BEAN SOUP with fried garlic tortillas


BABY PORTOBELLO CHILI Sauteed baby Portobello mushrooms, sweet onion and green, sweet red, Anaheim and habenero peppers. Combined with kidney and pinto beans and simmered in a garlic, chili and fresh basil and parsley cocoa-flavored tomato sauce! Makes 13 cups 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 14 oz. fresh baby Portobello mushrooms, quartered 1 lg. … Continue reading BABY PORTOBELLO CHILI


MEATLESS CHILI MAC Sauteed mushroom, onion and green pepper with pinto beans and carrot in a smoky-sweet garlic and herb tomato sauce. Seasoned with chili, basil, tarragon and rosemary. Served over elbow macaroni and topped with fresh cilantro! Makes 9 cups 2 T. margarine 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 c. peeled, diced onion … Continue reading MEATLESS CHILI MAC


CREAMY BEAN AND SALSA DIP Pinto beans, tofu, picante sauce, fresh cilantro, garlic and basil blended till creamy. Garnished with additional fresh cilantro and served with tortilla chips. Low fat! Makes 4 cups 12.3 oz. soft Silken type tofu, rinsed and drained 1 c. picante sauce (mild or medium) (Pace brand is gluten-free) 15 oz. … Continue reading CREAMY BEAN AND SALSA DIP


MAPLE PINTO BEANS Sauteed onion and canned pinto beans cooked with maple syrup, Balsamic vinegar and tarragon. These wonderfully light, sweet, richly flavorful beans are waiting to impress! Serves 4 2 T. peanut oil, I used Planter’s 1 med. yellow onion, cut in half from top to bottom, then each half cut lengthwise, from top … Continue reading MAPLE PINTO BEANS