EDITOR’S NOTE (January 5, 2020): Added a new photo.
DISCLOSURE: I received compensation and complimentary pinto beans from Hurst’s Ham Beens. The Hurst’s HamBeens Brand with Artificial Ham Flavor is a personal favorite. Comments and opinions are my own.
I love a big bowl of fresh pinto beans, chopped ham hocks and cornbread. It’s a satisfying meal any time of year.
Cooking pinto beans in a crock pot creates a deep flavor. Also saves time. Do something else while they’re cooking.
You may also enjoy my Southern Pinto Beans cooked in a dutch oven (or use a large pot).
I’m one of countless southerners who truly LOVE pinto beans and cornbread.
My family enjoyed this meal once or twice a week because it was affordable and filled our tummies.
Crumbled cornbread covered with pinto beans topped with chopped onions is a mighty good meal. Never, ever gets old.
We usually have a tall glass of lemonade or iced tea.
Heaven on earth.
Oh yeah, coleslaw and pinto beans are da BOMB.
Pinto beans are the most popular beans in the United States and northwestern Mexico.
They are a common filling for burritos in Mexican cuisine. The young immature pods are harvested and cooked as green pinto beans.
In Spanish, they’ re called frijol pinto [fri.ˈxol ˈpin.to], literally “speckled bean.”
According to Medical News Today, beans offer many health benefits for individuals with diabetes.
They are a high-nutrient superfood that can help control blood sugar levels and fight disease.
This Ham Flavor Gluten-Free Seasoning is packaged with Hurst’s HamBeens Pinto Beans with Artificial HAM Flavor.
Sprinkle over cooked pinto beans and stir.
Simmer 1 minute longer before serving. Yummy-licious!
Smoked ham hocks are one of THE most popular seasonings in the south.
Ham flavored pintos pair well with a variety of meat and veggies.
Smoked turkey wings and smoked turkey necks are tasty options for individuals who avoid pork for whatever reason(s).