Mexican Bean Stew

Mexican Bean Stew

Pinto, black and garbanzo beans are simmered with fresh corn, tomatoes and savory spices. This recipe calls for dry beans, which will need to soak overnight.

Ready in: 1 h 50 m

Calories: 426

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried pinto beans
  • 1 cup dry black beans
  • 1 cup dry garbanzo beans
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. Rinse and sort pinto beans, black beans and garbanzo beans. Place in a large bowl and cover with water. Soak overnight.
    2. Drain beans and place in a large pot; cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 hour, or until beans are tender. It may be necessary to add more water during cooking to prevent drying out or scorching.
    3. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute onion and garlic until onion is transparent. Stir in cumin. To the beans add the onions, garlic and crushed tomatoes. Simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in corn and cinnamon; cook 15 minutes more. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne to taste before serving.

    Directions

    • Prep15 m
    • Cook1 h 35 m
    • Ready In1 h 50 m
    1. Rinse and sort pinto beans, black beans and garbanzo beans. Place in a large bowl and cover with water. Soak overnight.
    2. Drain beans and place in a large pot; cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 hour, or until beans are tender. It may be necessary to add more water during cooking to prevent drying out or scorching.
    3. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute onion and garlic until onion is transparent. Stir in cumin. To the beans add the onions, garlic and crushed tomatoes. Simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in corn and cinnamon; cook 15 minutes more. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne to taste before serving.

      Footnotes

      • Partner Tip
      • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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