1 (20-oz.) bag Hurst’s Pinto Beans with Ham Flavor Packet
6 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 (12-oz) bottle of beer
1 (10-oz) can diced tomatoes with green chiles (such as Rotel)
1/2 jalapeño pepper, diced (or more to taste)
1 large onion, diced
5 large cloves garlic, minced
2-3 ham hocks
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
Serve with fresh diced onion, cilantro and/or jalapeños
If you can’t find the Hurst’s Pinto Beans order them online or substitute with 2 cups dried pinto beans then use 1 ½ teaspoons salt plus 1 teaspoon liquid smoke in place of the seasoning packet.
I used Dos Equis Ambar beer in this recipe.
You could use bacon instead of ham hocks in this recipe too. Just dice and fry bacon until crisp before adding to the pot.