Slow Cooker Pinto Beans 

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 8 hours



  • 1 lb dried pinto beans
  • 7 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


In your slow cooker add the beans, water, crushed red pepper, salt, and pepper. Stir. Cover and cook on LOW until beans are tender, about 7-9 hours. Serve.


Serve the beans as a side dish or use them as a part of your main.

Top the beans with chopped cilantro for a bit of freshness.

Perfect Pairing

Love slow cooking? Try our French Onion Soup in the Slow Cooker.