Cattleman's Beans Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Cattleman's Beans

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"Fantastic recipe given to me by a Texas rancher. Pinto or red beans are cooked with pork sausage. Great blend of spices and flavorings and doubly yummy with a little Jamaican rum and sour cream. Easy and the best beans ever to serve as your main dish with cornbread. You can substitute red beans for the pinto beans."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    4 hrs 5 mins
  • READY IN

    12 hrs 25 mins

Directions

  1. Combine cold water and beans in a pot; let stand 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Stir butter into the pot with the beans and water; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover the pot, and simmer until beans are tender, about 2 hours.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir pork sausage in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and reserve 2 tablespoons sausage drippings.
  4. Stir sausage and reserved drippings, apple slices, tomato juice, onion, brown sugar, garlic, salt, chili powder, mustard, and black pepper into beans. Bring bean mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover the pot, and simmer until flavors blend, about 2 hours.
  5. Stir rum into beans, ladle beans into bowls, and top with sour cream.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can bake the beans in a covered, oven-proof pot at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 2 hours instead of simmering, if desired.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 380 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 49.9 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 11.4 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 9.9 g
  • 39%
  • Protein
  • 16.6 g
  • 33%
  • Sodium
  • 999 mg
  • 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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