Santa Maria Style Barbecue RecipesAuthentic Santa Maria Tri-Tip RecipeSanta Maria Style Pinquito Beans RecipeSimple Santa Maria Green SaladSanta Maria Salsa Recipe Book A Room PrintSanta Maria Style Pinquito BeansPinquito beans can be finicky and time consuming to make. But we promise, they’re well worth the effort.Prep Time 20 minutesCook Time 3 hoursTotal Time 11 hoursIngredients1 lb Pinquito beans1 strip Bacon diced1/2 cup Ham diced1 clove Garlic minced1/4 cup Tomato Puree1/4 cup Red Chile Sauce1 tbsp Dry Mustard1 tsp Salt1 tbsp SugarInstructionsPlace the dry beans in a strainer and remove any stones.Rinse beans and place them in a pot. Fill with water, and allow beans to soak overnight.Drain beans through a strainer, then place back in a pot with fresh water.Simmer over low-medium heat for 2 hours or until tender.In a separate pan, saute bacon and ham until lightly browned.Add garlic to ham and bacon; sauté 1 to 2 minutes longer.Add tomato puree, chile sauce, sugar, mustard and salt to pan with ham and bacon. Stir and let combine for 2-3 minutes over low-medium heat. Remove from heat.Drain most of the liquid off beans and then stir in the sauce. Simmer all together for 30 minutes. Keep warm until ready to serve.