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Home Cooking

Sub for Pinto Beans

superfinespot | Nov 28, 200909:00 AM     5

The recipe for "New Mexican: soup calls for pinto beans but the nearest supermarket only carries Goya a limited variety of the Goya brand. I can choose from these substitutes:

Red Kidney Beans
• 16 Bean Soup Mix • Baby Lima Beans
• Large Lima Beans • Pink Beans • Fava Beans
• Peeled Fava Beans
• Small Red Beans
• White Kidney Beans • Blackeye Peas • Green Split Peas
• Chick Peas • Whole Green Peas

I did find suggestions here (http://www.foodsubs.com/Beans.html) but I'm curious for other opinions bc pinto are a drier bean and a bit larger than the small pink beans available. The other flavors in the soup are: cumin, peppers, avocado, corn. coriander, oregano, and

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