Use for bean nachos, tacos, burritos, casseroles, and dips.
Soak beans overnight, drain and rinse.
- 2 cups pinto beans
- 8 cups water
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 to 1 cup salsa (mild to spicy, your preference)
place beans in the water.
Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 3 - 4 hours.
Drain reserving the cooking liquid.
Mash the beans using a hand masher, beater, or food processor.
Return to pan.
Add the spices, a little of the reserved liquid and the salsa, stirring
until the beans have a softened, smashed consistency.
Heat through to blend flavors.