Crockpot Pinto Beans

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Crockpot pinto beans are the perfect side dish or topper for many latin cuisine dishes. These pinto beans are slow cooked to perfection with little effort.

Crockpot pinto beans

Looking for a flavorful and easy recipe to add to your crockpot repertoire? Look no further than this simple guide to cooking crockpot pinto beans!

Packed with nutrients and a rich, earthy taste, pinto beans are a versatile and budget-friendly ingredient that can be transformed into a variety of mouthwatering dishes. In this comprehensive guide, I’ll share everything you need to know to make the perfect batch of crockpot pinto beans.

From prepping the beans to adding the right seasonings. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, these step-by-step instructions will ensure your beans turn out tender, flavorful, and packed with authentic southwestern goodness. So grab your crockpot and let’s get cooking!

How To Make Crockpot Pinto Beans

Ingredients needed

  • Pinto beans
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Chicken broth
  • Jalapeno
  • Chicken boullion cube
  • Seasonings (listed below)
Crockpot pinto beans

Making the pinto beans in the crockpot

  1. First, this recipe will start the night before. Right before bed, place the beans in water, about 6 cups. While sleeping they’ll soak in the refrigerator until the next morning.
  2. The next day drain and rinse the beans then place them in the crockpot.
  3. Now, mince garlic and a jalapeño then dice an onion. In a frying pan sauté these ingredients until everything is soft and fragrant.
  4. Add the cooked ingredients in with the soaked beans.
  5. Now, add in the seasonings and crumble a bouillon cube into the beans. Then, pour the chicken broth into the crockpot.
  6. Cook the beans on high for 8-10 hours. There is no need to choose low because they will slow cook all day on high, I couldn’t imagine how long low would take.
  7. Lastly, once the beans are tender taste for salt before serving.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need to soak the beans or can I skip the step?

You do not have to soak the beans but there are benefits to soaking and one is lower gas*. There are elements in the beans that break down during the soaking process to help make the beans more tender and easier to digest.

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Crockpot pinto beans

Crockpot Pinto Beans

Crockpot pinto beans are the perfect side dish or topper for many latin cuisine dishes. These pinto beans are slow cooked to perfection with little effort.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 serving

Ingredients
 

  • 1 pound pinto beans, dry
  • 1 medium jalapeno, minced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth

Seasoning

  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

Instructions
 

  • First, this recipe will start the night before. Right before bed, place the beans in water, about 6 cups. While sleeping they'll soak in the refrigerator until the next morning.
  • The next day drain and rinse the beans then place them in the crockpot.
  • Now, mince garlic and a jalapeño then dice an onion. In a frying pan sauté these ingredients until everything is soft and fragrant.
  • Add the cooked ingredients in with the soaked beans.
  • Now, add in the seasonings and crumble a bouillon cube into the beans. Then, pour the chicken broth into the crockpot.
  • Cook the beans on high for 8-10 hours. There is no need to choose low because they will slow cook all day on high, I couldn't imagine how long low would take.
  • Lastly, once the beans are tender taste for salt before serving.
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