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Pinto Beans are the most widely produced bean in the United States and is one of the most popular in the Americas. It also contains the most fiber of all beans. Characteristically known by their medium size oval shape, with speckled reddish brown over a pale pink base and solid texture and flavor. - 5 a Day

The official state vegetables of New Mexico are the chile and Frijoles (pinto beans).

Dove Creek, Colorado is the Pinto Bean Capital of the world.



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