Serve with a side of cornbread or flour tortillas for the perfect Tex-Mex dinner!
Pour the beans into a large bowl. Pick out and discard any beans that are shriveled or split
Fully cover the beans with water and set on the counter to soak for 8 hours or overnight.
Bring beans to a boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer. Cover and cook for 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
Drain cooked beans, transfer to a large bowl, and set aside. Rinse and dry the pot.