Slow Cooker Pinto Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Slow Cooker Pinto Beans recipe? Learn how to make Slow Cooker Pinto Beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jhb

Makes 11 servings



Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 5 Hours Yield: 10 to 12 Servings

Recipe Ingredients for Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

1 pound dry pinto beans
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 pound ham hocks
4 cups water
1 onion

Recipe Directions for Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

  1. Wash the beans and soak overnight in cold water. Drain the beans and dump into slow cooker. Stir in chili powder and oregano.

  2. If using ham hock: Pre-soak ham in a separate pot, for at least 2, or refrigerated up to 24 hours, depending on how salty you want your stock to be. Add ham hock to slow cooker with beans and pour in ham soaking liquid. Add more water until ham hock is completely covered.

  3. Add onion to slow cooker with beans and meat. Stir well. Season, to taste, with House Seasoning, cover the pot, and cook on high until beans are very tender about 5 hours.

  4. House Seasoning:

  5. 1 cup salt

  6. 1/4 cup black pepper

  7. 1/4 cup garlic powder

  8. Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 158.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
188
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.5g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
24mg
1%
Potassium
680mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
25.0g
8%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
14.6g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 5% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
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