Cracker Barrel Pinto Beans Recipe

Beans are plant food, considered as legumes, and are consumed commonly. The most popular kind of beans includes pinto beans and soybeans. These are taken in many different ways either in the form of salad or some spicy food.

Beans also improve your heart health. They work as antioxidants. Moreover, dietitians suggest beans to people because it helps in weight loss. Beans improve your skin health by providing proteins and hence are very beneficial.

This recipe of Cracker Barrel’s Pinto beans is an amazing way of injecting these legumes. People are following this recipe for years and it is still the best one. Everyone has personalized the recipe according to his choice and so can you. One additional point is that the recipe is simple and quick.

 INGREDIENTS    

  • 2 lb dry pinto beans
  • 1 lb cubed chicken
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 10 tbsp sweet pickle relish
  • 2 raw onions chopped 

Steps to make Cracker Barrel’s signature Pinto Beans

  1. Soak all the beans in water in a container at night according to the directions on the package.
  2. Drain and rinse the beans the next morning and you will see these are swelled and softened.
  3. Combine chicken, rinsed beans, and onion powder in a pressure cooker. Also, garlic powder is added.
  4. Fill the cooker with water until all the material is dipped in it. Cook at slow heat for several hours.
  5. Cook until the beans tenderize. Also, you can add some seasonings including apple cider vinegar, some salt, and black pepper. This will enhance its taste.
  6. Your Cracker Barrel-style beans are ready. To beautify every bowl, top it before serving with raw onions and a tablespoon of sweet relish.
  7. Also if you wanna do some decorations at the top, you can use a small amount of whipping cream.

Serve to your family! Your dish will definitely get complimented.

FAQs?

What other dish can be served with pinto beans?

You can serve rice, tortillas, cornbread, mashed potatoes, macaroni, or veggie salad. These all dishes go well on the menu with pinto beans at any time of the day.

How long should e soak the beans in water?

These beans should be soaked for at least 7-8 hours in water to get the perfect texture and flavor in your recipe. Use warm water for better results.

How to cook beans without soaking?

Yes, a faster process to cook pinto beans is baking them in the oven. First, you have to bake them in the oven for at least 25 minutes at moderate temperature and then you can cook them. But as we all know soaking gives them a separate flavor.

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Cracker Barrel Pinto Beans Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 lb dry pinto beans
  • 1 lb cubed chicken
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 10 tbsp sweet pickle relish
  • 2 raw onions chopped

Instructions

  • Soak all the beans in water in a container at night according to the directions on the package.
  • Drain and rinse the beans the next morning and you will see these are swelled and softened.
  • Combine chicken, rinsed beans, and onion powder in a pressure cooker. Also, garlic powder is added.
  • Fill the cooker with water until all the material is dipped in it. Cook at slow heat for several hours.
  • Cook until the beans tenderize. Also, you can add some seasonings including apple cider vinegar, some salt, and black pepper. This will enhance its taste.
  • Your Cracker Barrel-style beans are ready. To beautify every bowl, top it before serving with raw onions and a tablespoon of sweet relish.
  • Also if you wanna do some decorations at the top, you can use a small amount of whipping cream.

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