Pinto Beans

Pinto Beans

Pinto Bean Fact Sheet

Origin: Central/South America

Also Known As: frijol pinto (literally, spotted bean)

Staple Today: This is the most common bean in the US. Widely consumed in Mexico.

Major Producers: Colorado

Flavor Profile: Earthy

Texture: Powdery

Nutrition Highlights:

Common Dishes: Refried beans, chili, burritos, soups and stews

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