Diva Tasting: Slow Cooker Pinto Beans…

Slow Cooker Pinto Beans


1 Pound Dried Pinto Beans

1 Onion, Chopped

3 Cloves Garlic, Chopped

1 Large Ham Hock or ½ Cup Salt Pork

1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin, Or To Taste

1 Tablespoon Dried Oregano, Or To Taste

2 Bay Leaves

1 Tablespoon Lard or Olive Oil

6 Cups Chicken Broth, Or As Needed To Cover


Step 1 Cover pinto beans with water in a large bowl add 1 tablespoon of baking soda to water to remove gases; allow beans to soak overnight. Drain water.

Step 2 Place onion, garlic, meat, into soaked pinto beans, add cumin, oregano, bay leaves, and lard in a slow cooker.

Step 3 Pour enough chicken broth into the slow cooker to cover the all ingredients.

Step 4 Cook on High until beans are very tender, 5 to 6 hours. Serve with corn bread, potato salad and beverage. Serves 8


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