Pinto beans

Nutrition Information*
Serving size: 1/2 c. (120g)
Based on a 2000 calorie diet

DV %


Calories: 103.2
Total Sugars: 0.3g
Carb.: 18.3g
Fiber: 5.5g
Total Fats: 1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 5.8g
Sodium: 352.8mg
*Data provided by USDA

Also referred to as the Cowboy Bean in Texas, the pinto bean is common to the United States and northwestern Mexico. They are usually eaten whole, mashed, or refried. Pinto beans are typically the beans used in refried beans, and chili con carne, depending on locale. Whole or mashed beans are often used in burrito fillings.

Pinto beans are often found in recipes that also contain ancho chiles, dried, Italian sausage, kidney beans, cayenne pepper sauce, tomato paste and red wine

Substitution for 1/2 cup pinto beans:

1/2 cup kidney beans

Note: Substitutions are a suggestion only and may not work well with all recipes. Use your best judgment!

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