Using your favorite salsa for flavor – these beans are a delicious and oh-so-easy side dish or addition to tacos, burritos, or with chips.

Average Cost: $7.10
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Average Cook Time: 10 minutes
Average Servings: 8

Recipe Source:


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil (or canola oil)
  • 1 Onion (medium, chopped)
  • 1 Clove garlic (minced, or
  • 1/8 Tsp garlic powder)
  • 2 Cans pinto beans (15 ounces each, drained and rinsed)
  • 1 Cup salsa


Step 1

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat.

Step 2

Add the onion and garlic and cook until tender. Stir in the beans and salsa.

Step 3

Cook for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Try serving over rice, pasta, or baked potato.

Utensils Needed

  • Colander
  • Measuring spoons and cups
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Wooden spoon
  • Can opener
  • Skillet


Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe

Total Fat3 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium324 mg
Total Carbohydrates26 g
Dietary Fiber9 g
Total Sugars2 g
Added Sugars0 g
Protein8 g