PINTO bean

“Pinto” means painted in Spanish

Pinto Beans get their name from their mottled beige and brown skin. This medium-sized bean is a staple in the diets of Mexico and the American Southwest. Pintos can be found in chili, refried beans, and many dips.

Nutritional Information:

PINTO BEANS (1/2 cup serving)
Calories: 118
Carbohydrates: 22g
Percent of Calories from Carbohydrates: 73%
Protein: 7g
Percent of Calories from Protein: 23%
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Folate: 147mcg
Calcium: 41mg
Iron: 2mg
Fat: 0.5g
Percent of Calories from Fat: 3%
Sodium: 2mg


Can Do Chili

By opening a few cans this quick and delicious chili comes together in minutes!  Lean ground beef simmered with spices, Michigan Beans, tomatoes, and corn. Use leftover chili to make

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Bean and Beef Sheet Pan Nachos

A budget-friendly meal idea that is guaranteed to be a family favorite. Get the kids involved in the assembly and feel free to be creative with the ingredients so you

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Pinto Bean Stew

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