Slow  Cooker

Spicy Pinto Beans

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Transform a cheap bag of pinto beans into a pot of spicy delight by adding jalapenos! These Slow Cooker Pinto Beans can be a side or even a main meal if you top with cheese and have cornbread on the side.

Prep Time: 10 Min

-  16 oz. dried pinto beans  – 1 cup diced yellow onion – 1-2 jalapeno peppers sliced – 2 tsp. chili powder – 1/2 tsp. onion powder – 1/2 tsp. garlic powder – 1/4 tsp. pepper

Cook Time: 6 HRS


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Step 1

Rinse and drain the beans. Add to the slow cooker. Add the onion, jalapenos, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, pepper, chicken broth and water. 

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Step 2

Cover and cook on HIGH 6-7 hours. Do not open the lid while they cook, or they will not get tender.

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Step 3

When the cooking time is done mash about 1/4 of the beans with a potato masher right in the slow cooker. This will make the beans creamy.

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Step 4

Serve as a side dish or as a main with tortillas or cornbread. Enjoy!

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