Pinto Beans

Stolen from:
Minus the Bacon and Green Pepper

1 cup dried pinto beans
3 cups reserved chicken broth 
1 small onion, chopped 
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons chili powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Sort and wash pinto beans; place in a large saucepan. Cover with water 2 inches above beans, and bring to a boil. Boil beans 1 minute. Cover, remove from heat, and let soak 1 hour. Drain.

Bring beans, broth, and remaining ingredients to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours. Chill, if desired; reheat over medium heat.