Pinto Beans

1 C Dried Pinto Beans

½ C Fresh Onions

1 Garlic Clove

¼ C Whole Buckwheat

½ t Salt

6 C Water

Cook the Beans for 3 hours on low heat

and then add the other

ingredients and cook until done.



Lima Beans


2 C Baby Limas dry

1 T White beans dry

1 T Pinto Beans dry

1 Onion

1 Garlic

5 C Water

Sort and wash the beans. 

Cook for 3-4 hours and

                           then add ½ t salt to your taste.


Kidney Pinto Soup

1 C  Pinto Beans

1 C Kidney Beans

1 Onion 

5 Garlic Cloves

1/2 t  Salt

8 C Water or More

Cook  beans in a simmer for 3-4 hours and then 

add the onion  and garlic and salt and simmer for 30 minutes.

Serve hot.