Instant Pot (or Stovetop) Copycat Recipe for Rubio’s Pinto Beans

Use your Instant Pot, electric pressure cooker, or stovetop pressure cooker to make Rubio’s Pinto Beans at home! And these delicious beans are low-glycemic, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and South Beach Diet friendly. Use the Recipes-by-Diet-Type Index to find more recipes like this one.

Instant Pot (or Stovetop) Copycat Recipe for Rubio's Pinto Beans found on KalynsKitchen.com
When I lived in my old house I was mildly infatuated with the pinto beans from Rubios, a popular Fresh-Mex fast food restaurant. Rubios is famous for fish tacos, but when I go there I’m usually getting a salad, sometimes with Rubio’s Pinto Beans, which are loaded with flavor. The menu declares the pinto beans are “not refried” and the creamy, slightly chunky beans are served plain, with no cheese or toppings. To me Rubios beans have the absolute perfect creaminess and flavor that makes pinto beans so delicious.

On many trips to Rubios I puzzled over just what it was that made these beans so special. There was something that tasted familiar, but I couldn’t quite identify it. Then one day back in 2009 when I was eating at Rubios, I noticed an employee sitting down to eat, so I struck up a conversation, telling him how much I loved the beans.

Maybe it was because this was a college kid who had braces so he understood the appeal of soft and creamy beans, but he went back to ask the cooks just what they put in them. He reported back that the beans were seasoned with just three things: garlic, salt, and black pepper. As soon as he said black pepper I knew that was the ingredient I’d been tasting.

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Diabetes Health Type 1: NASCAR’s Ryan Reed racing to stop type 1 diabetes

When he’s racing in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series, driver Ryan Reed keeps a close eye on his dashboard monitors, which track his blood sugar along with his car’s tire pressure, RPMs and water temperature.

Reed was told his racing career was

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Aug. 15, 2017

daveWe have been following Team NovoNordisk for the past few weeks as they have been in 3 major races. As you can imagine, having consistent accurate readings for the team doctor as they are riding could make a difference. But how would that be possible?  Would it make a big difference? Would the team do …
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Diabetes Doesn’t Stop Athletes in Tour of Colorado

team-novonordisk-coloradoFresh off the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah and with little time to recover, Team Novo Nordisk tackled the high-altitude Colorado Classic. Team Novo Nordisk’s squad included three neo-pros (new professionals), one stagiaire (basically an intern looking for a contract) and two veteran riders, so a very young and fairly inexperienced squad.
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