Ranch Style Beans

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Tender pinto beans, zesty spices, and a thick gravy all come together in this simple, affordable, and easy recipe for homemade Ranch Style Beans! Simmer them on the stovetop or prepare them in a Crock Pot — the flavorful dish is a perfect Southwestern side for your next cookout or a hearty vegetarian dinner option. The beans would be perfect for camping, too!

8
16 oz dried pinto beans
1 qt water
6 oz tomato paste
1 small onion
2 cloves garlic
1 T chili powder
1 t cumin
1 t paprika
2 t salt
1 t brown sugar
1/2 t black pepper
  1. Rinse beans. Place in a large pot and cover with 7 cups of water. Let stand 6-8 hours, or overnight. Drain and return beans to pot.
  2. Add 1 quart (4 cups) of fresh water to the pot with the...
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Nutritions

Calories
205

Sodium
628mg
26% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
12g
25% DV

Carbs
39g
13% DV

Fiber
10g
43% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
4
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV