1 lb. of dry pinto beans
8 cups of water.
1 cup oil.
1 onion finely chopped.
1 envelope taco seasoning
Monterrey Jack cheese for when serving
Bring water to a boil in a pot or a pressure cooker.
Rinse the beans, remove the bad ones and wash. Place in boiling water and allow to boil for 5 minutes. Throw out the water, pour in the 8 cups fresh water and cover the pot.
Cook for 17-20 minutes if using the pressure cooker, 2 to 2 1/2 hours using a normal pot. Uncover and add salt, to taste. Simmer another 10 minutes.
Discard any water left over once they are cooked.
Pour the oil in a pan and set the heat to high. Mix in the chopped onion, when the onion bits become translucent add the beans and mash with potato masher; keep on frying the beans until they have absorbed all the oil. Stir in taco seasoning and mix well.
Serve hot with corn tortilla chips with cheese sprinkled on top.
February in AZ
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