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Santa Maria Style BBQ Pinquito Beans

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Makes: 16 cups Total Time: 12 hr
Category: Side Dishes Sub Category: Other

what you need
  • 1 lb. pinquito bean, dried
  • 6 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bouillon cube
  • 1 Tbsp. liquid smoke
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup BBQ sauce
  • Sea salt
  • Cracked black pepper
make it
Pick over beans to remove dirt and small stones and rinse in colander; place beans into Dutch oven and cover with enough water. Let soak overnight.

Drain and cover beans with fresh water and simmer for 2 hours or until tender (check beans and add water as needed).

Chop bacon, bell peppers, onions and garlic; add to beans.

Take a ladle full of bean juice and put in small custard dish along with bouillon cube; let sit until it can be mixed thoroughly. Cook for another hour.

Add liquid smoke and BBQ sauce. Season with sea salt and pepper to taste; continue cooking for another 45 minutes to 1 hour.
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