The Efficient, No Effort Way To Cook Pinto Beans- 80g Protein Per Dollar
July 19, 2017 by Michael Kirk - Efficiency Is Everything
Efficiency- Michael: Lazy Food
Have you ever eaten pinto beans for breakfast, lunch, and dinner?
I did once. Or a few times.
Pinto beans are absurdly easy to cook, throw them in a slow cooker with water. Wait ~8 hours, and its cooked.
Yep, its that easy.
- Put water in a slow cooker(~3 cups per 1 cup pinto beans)
- Add pinto beans to slow cooker(keep an eye out for small stones, I have found a few in my lifetime)
- Turn it on low, put a lid on, and wait ~8 hours
When its done, eat it.
Strain out the Pinto Beans, put in a container, add salt and cheese.
These make low cost, high protein, and fast lunches for the whole week. 1 minute in the microwave and you are eating food.
If we don’t have leftovers, I’ll often do Lentils for breakfast, Pinto Beans for lunch, and make a fresh dinner.
Try Pinto Beans. Low Cost and Time Efficient, if you don’t like it, you didn’t waste much of either!
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