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Easy Crock Pot Pinto Beans

Yields10 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time8 hrsTotal Time8 hrs 5 mins

Delicious vegetarian pinto beans that are slow-cooked to perfection. This crockpot recipe not only makes great beans, it also makes a great broth for soups and more.

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 1 pound dry pinto beans
 ½ cup mirepoix
 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt
 3 garlic cloves, minced
 2 bay leaves
 1 teaspoon ground cumin
 1 teaspoon dried oregano
 ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
 7 cups water
 4 cups veggie broth
1

Check the beans for any bad ones and remove them. Rinse remaining beans.

2

Add all ingredients to the crockpot.

3

Cook on medium high for 8 hours, until beans are tender.

4

There will be leftover liquid. You can serve the beans kinda soupy or strain them out. The leftover liquid can be used later in soup stocks.

5

To store the beans, place them in an airtight container in the fridge. You can freeze them for up to 6 months.

6

These beans are great as a side to any Mexican dish but make great tacos, nachos, and burritos too.

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Nutrition Facts

Servings 10