Mexican slow cooker beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 304.1
  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 58.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.5 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

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Generous serving sizes (6 in recipe) for about 300 calories. Generous serving sizes (6 in recipe) for about 300 calories.
Number of Servings: 6


    1 lb dry pinto beans, rinsed
    water to cover beans by at least 4 inches
    2.5 cups chopped onions
    1 cup chopped red pepper
    5 tsp sugar
    Salt, pepper, cumin, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, taco seasoning to taste


Soak beans in slow cooker overnight on low. In the morning, drain off about half of the water and add the onions, red bell pepper and seasonings (minus salt and sugar as they can make the beans skins tough). Cook on low 6-8 hours. Partially mash mixture and add sugar and salt. Top if desired with grated cheddar cheese and or on rice.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DANCEMOM27.