Pinto Beans with Ground Beef and Carrots & Iberia Roasted Red Pepper Crostini

Pinto Beans with Ground Beef and Carrots & Iberia Roasted Red Pepper CrostiniPinto Beans with Ground Beef and Carrots

By George Duran for IMUSA


  • 2 Tblsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 2 packets of “Sazon con Culantro y Achiote”
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 C. diced carrots
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 Tblsp. cumin
  • 1 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 C. dried Pinto beans
  • 4 C. water
  • Salt and pepper


Heat 1 Tblsp. of olive oil in the pressure cooker on high heat and cook ground beef until browned. Then mix in both packets of Sazon. Remove and set aside. Add another Tblsp. of olive oil and on medium heat cook onion, carrots and pepper, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Mix in oregano, cumin, cooked beef, tomatoes, beans and water. Close lid and allow to come to high pressure. Once under pressure cook for 25 minutes. Turn off heat and allow for a slow release of the pressure, about 10 minutes.

Serve with white rice and garnish with chopped cilantro.

Pinto Beans with Ground Beef and Carrots & Iberia Roasted Red Pepper CrostiniIberia Roasted Red Pepper Crostini
An appetizer with a Mediterranean flavor

4 Portions


  • 1 -8 oz jar of Iberia Roasted Red Peppers
  • 2 garlic cloves cut into small squares
  • ½ cup of Iberia Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ¼ cup of fresh chopped basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 toasted French baguette cut into slices

Cut the red peppers in small squares; mix with the garlic, Iberia Olive Oil, fresh basil and salt/pepper.
Place the mix on each slice of bread. Easy & delicious!

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