Beans: Pinto Beans
Appearance & Flavor: Medium ovals; mottled beige and brown color; earthy flavor and powdery texture.
Cooking Time: 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
Comments: Closely related to red kidney beans; when cooked, lose mottling and turn brown.
Uses: Most often used in refried beans; great for Tex-Mex and Mexican bean dishes.
Source: American Dry Bean Board