Quesnel Farmer's Market, Quesnel BC


Pinto Beans with Sage

 2 cup        Pinto beans
1/2 lb        Bacon or salt pork
1               Large onion, chopped
1               Clove garlic, minced
1 tsp         Salt
1/4 tsp      Fresh ground pepper
1/2 tsp      Dry mustard
1 ½  tsp    Sage
2 tsp         Brown sugar

Water Wash and pick over the beans. Cover with six cups water and soak overnight. Or boil two minutes; remove from the heat, cove and let stand one to two hours.

Cook the bacon or salt pork until brown. Add pork to beans. Pour off all but four teaspoons fat from the skillet, add the onion and brown lightly. Add to beans. Add garlic.

Submitted By: Cathie Allen