Pinto Beans Nutrition Facts
In the US, pinto beans are the most widely consumed dried beans. They are a type of common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, a staple in Mexican cooking. When dried, pinto beans are beige with reddish-brown dots; however, they turn a solid light brown or pale pink color when cooked. They are easy to make and have an earthy, almost nutty flavor. Regularly, they are either consumed whole or mashed.