pumpkingirl71 (pumpkingirl71) wrote in vegancooking,

Cowboy Beans

I just made these beans.  Oh my gosh they are so good.  Kind of like a cross between baked beans and chili.  Here is how I veganized it : )  It is a Penzey's recipe, so they are pushing their stuff.  Penzey's is awesome, but other spices would be fine too.

  • 2 Cups dried pinquito beans picked over and soaked overnight (or pinto beans) (I did a boil and one hour soak)
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, diced
  • 3 whole TIEN TSIN CHILI PEPPERS  (any whole dried peppers would be fine)
  • 1/4 lb. finely chopped bacon (I used 1 TBLS soy sauce,  1TBLS nutritional yeast, and 1/2 tsp liquid smoke)
  • 1 14.5 oz. can diced red tomatoes with juice plus 14.5 oz. of water
  • 1/2 tsp. BEEF SOUP BASE (I used veggie base)
  • 1 TB. BBQ or CHILI 3000  (I used chili 9000, but any chili seasoning would be good.)
I drained the beans and put everything in the crock pot for six hours on high.  So good and so easy : )
Tags: beans-pinto
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