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Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

You can also utilize the slow cooker function of your Instant Pot to make these beans.


  • 3 cups dry pinto beans, rinsed
  • 1 can Ro*Tel
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • 3 jalapeno peppers
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 cubes caldo de tomate
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 ham hock


  1. Place all ingredients in the slow cooker with water about an inch above the beans.
  2. Season with ground cumin and chicken bouillon to taste.
  3. Cook on HIGH for 5 hours, adding a little more water if necessary.
  4. Enjoy as is or refried in bacon grease.


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