How to cook pinto beans in a crockpot
Cooking pinto beans in crockpot is perhaps one of the easiest tasks that you'll come across. So why spend money buying it when you can learn how to cook pinto beans in a crockpot at home? This healthy and homemade pinto beans in a crockpot will save your money as well. Here’s how to cook pinto beans in a crockpot.
Ingredients and tools used to cook pinto beans in crockpot
2 cups dried pinto beans
2 qt. bowl with lid
1 qt. water
Crock pot (or slow cooker)
4 cup water or broth
2 tbsp. dark molasses or dark brown sugar
1 tsp. granulated onion powder
Pepper and salt to taste
How to Cook Pinto Beans in the Crock Pot
Step 1: Rinse the pinto beans and measure two cups of pinto beans into a bowl with water. Cover the bowl with the lid and let it sit overnight to soak.
Step 2: Put your pinto beans in a strainer and wash them again with your hands.
Step 3: Set the clean pinto beans in crockpot. Add 4 cup of broth or water, 2 tbsp. of molasses and 1 tsp. of onion powder to the crockpot.
Step 4: For about 6 hrs heat the pinto beans in crockpot on high until tender. You may also cook the pinto beans on high for the first hour, then low overnight.
Step 5: After cooking the pinto beans in the crockpot keep the beans in a tight container in refrigerator. You may store the beans for a couple of days or frozen for up to a month.
Use these pinto beans in any recipe requiring pinto beans or simply serve with salt and pepper to taste.