Monday, March 30, 2009
Pinto Beans and Cornbread
This meal is hearty, homey and you are going to use the leftover to make even more wonderful meals this week!
You will need:
Bag of Pinto Beans
Bacon (only two-four slices)
Salt and Pepper
If you have time go ahead and make home made corn bread. It is the best.
I used White Lily Corn meal, which is super easy to turn into corn bread.
The Simple Steps to Delicious:
Step 1: Put 4 cups of pinto beans into a collinder, rinse and drain.
Step 2: Put beans in pot of a water. Make sure the water is a few inches above the beans.
Step 3: Slice up the bacon and add to the beans.
Step 4: Place on stove and cook for about two hours. Check on the beans and stir occasionally. The beans will start to get a gravy like sauce around them. This means they are almost finished!
Step 5: Add salt and pepper to taste.
Make your cornbread, from scratch or out of a box baby!
Serve hot and with a delicious sweet treat. We enjoyed blackberry cobbler to go along side this dish. YUM!
When you are finished save all the beans. You will be using them for Cowboy Nachos in two days.
For the cobbler, first be prepared to be blown away at how easy it is. Second do the following:
Melt 1 stick of butter in the microwave
In a big bowl, add the melted butter to~
One cup milk
One cup flour
One cup sugar
Stir and pour into a pan
Add your blackberries (or peaches)
Sprinkle a little extra sugar on top.
Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes.
It is a perfect desert for this meal.
Labels: Recipes and Meal Ideas