One Pot Pinto Beans Recipe

One Pot Pinto Beans Recipe

How To Make One Pot Pinto Beans

Enjoy a plate of tasty pinto beans in no time with this one pot recipe! It’s tender, well-seasoned, and can be cooked ahead just in time for dinner.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 15 minutes



  • cupswater
  • 1cupchicken broth,condensed
  • 2lbsdried pinto beans
  • 5garlic cloves,chopped
  • ½red onion,chopped
  • 1tbspred pepper flakes,or to taste
  • salt,or to taste
  • 8ozmozzarella cheese,shredded
  • 16ozpico de gallo,1 container


  1. Combine the water, condensed chicken broth, beans, garlic, onion, and crushed red pepper flakes into a large saucepan, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  2. Bring to a simmer, then cover.

  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3½ hours until the beans are soft.

  4. Mash the cooked beans with a potato masher to desired consistency.

  5. Stir in mozzarella and pico de gallo, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 259.44kcal
  • Fat: 4.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.39g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.78g
  • Fiber: 8.92g
  • Sugar: 3.58g
  • Protein: 15.70g
  • Cholesterol: 13.07mg
  • Sodium: 492.51mg
  • Calcium: 151.60mg
  • Potassium: 828.41mg
  • Iron: 2.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 29.99µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.31mg
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