pinto bean


Definition of pinto bean

: a mottled kidney bean that is grown for food and for stock feed

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That’s where a sculpture made from 2,200 cans of chili and pinto beans and designed and built by five students from the school’s College of Architecture will be on display through Saturday. Richard A. Marini,, "Annual Canstruction at North Star Mall fights hunger, delights with design," 11 Sep. 2019 Burger Culture borrows from the barbecue bible a tad, offering cups of simmering pinto beans free of charge to its customers. Chuck Blount,, "52 Weeks of Burgers: Burger Culture," 9 Aug. 2019 However, the beef, kidney & pinto bean, bell pepper, and onion concoction sits on par with most other fast-food chili options. 11. Alex Aronson, Redbook, "The 14 Best Costco Food Court Menu Items, Ranked," 4 Apr. 2019 Sides: Spicy green beans ($2.25 per serving) and a simple half ear of corn on the cob ($2.25 per serving) are welcome options to the traditional pinto beans, potato salad, creamed corn and coleslaw options. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Rusty Bucket BBQ," 9 Feb. 2018 Add cilantro or brown rice, black or pinto beans, salsas and other toppings ranging from bacon to sour cream. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "It's National Burrito Day! Mexican restaurants for build-your-own burritos," 5 Apr. 2018 The only sides on Franklin Barbecue’s menu (coleslaw, potato salad, pinto beans) are absent from Loro’s, supplanted by dishes like coconut-scented rice and papaya salad. Brett Anderson, New York Times, "Tokyo in Texas: Distinctive Japanese Food Is Thriving in Austin," 30 Apr. 2018 The families are drained after weeks of travel, coughing children and pinto beans. Nick Miroff, Washington Post, "At the U.S. border, a diminished migrant caravan readies for an unwelcoming reception," 27 Apr. 2018 The ribs also lurk in a thick bowl of the pinto bean soup called pasulj. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, "Astoria Café is home to some heroic buns," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of pinto bean

1913, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of pinto bean

: a type of small bean that is grown for food

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