It's our mamaw's recipe, afterall! I absolutely love meatloaf, especially when it’s made properly… the southern way! Baked beans, which traditionally consist of cooked pinto beans, tomato sauce, bacon and seasonings, are the ideal side dish to a wide variety of casual summer foods. Sweet Iced Tea is the ticket! Using the slow cooker gave the flavors time to fully develop and infuse all of that savory goodness to the center of the pinto beans. If you don’t want to go the vegan route, just add in the other ingredients, too. Yes! You’ll have an excellent meal in just 15 minutes! The traditional version of this refreshing beverage is actually made with black tea with some sugar and mint. You can plan on 1 Gallon of drink for every 8 people. While this humble little bean is most often used in Mexican cuisine, it’s also earned itself a spot on the table of Southern comfort food favorites. I'm Kim. Sometimes they are side dishes, but often they make the bulk of the meal. They’re usually made with cheese, beef, chicken, or even shrimp, but why not make a vegan version with some brown beans? PINTO BEANS are incomplete without Cornbread! Yes, please! All of 75 cents last I looked. Never EVER wonder what to fix with pinto beans AGAIN! How about adding some crunchy bacon sprinkled on top for another nice addition? document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "ae7ea8d670b61afa04fd6b88cd38c6b9" );document.getElementById("e80ed7b33d").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I’ve got the easiest, tastiest, most SOUTHERN,  friendly cooking recipes RIGHT HERE for you! Join me and nourish your body and soul. You can also do a pasta salad using a tangy dressing like Miracle Whip or Complements Mayonnaise. An easy pumpkin pie ALWAYS fits the bill! However, most people feel uncomfortable after eating it; due to the formation of intestinal gas and an upset stomach. Easy, inexpensive and feeds a crowd! We like a big ‘ol bowl of pintos with some cornbread to crumble over the top as a perfect southern meal, but honestly, you can do either. This sweet and tangy dessert is sure to wrap up your meal perfectly. Drain beans before cooking. I don’t know anyone who isn’t satisfied with another glass of good ol’ southern sweet tea! We LOVE meatloaf with that delicious pinto bean pot liquor! That happens to me sometimes too. The simmered pinto beans are finished in the oven with the addition of diced leftover ham, chopped vegetables, and a barbecue sauce that is boldly flavored with molasses and ketchup. First, choose a meat dish to serve with your pintos! Mashed Potatoes. Some chefs flavor pinto beans with salt-cured meats.     for anger resides in the lap of fools. Ham and beans is quite a serious dish, something fresh with acidic taste as salad with vinaigrette will light things up You can do so much with a pot of cooked pinto beans: make refried beans for burritos (so much better than the canned stuff), add them to a pot of homemade chili, or adorn your delicious Brisket Chalupas (recipe coming soon.) Amazing! Serve homemade