Slow Cooker Refried Beans
  • 1 pound pinto beans
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • ΒΌ teaspoon cumin
  1. Rinse and sort the beans, discarding any broken or rotten beans or rocks. 

  2. Place the beans in the slow cooker crock. Add spices and water. Cook on high for 8 hours. If it appears that too much water is evaporating, turn the heat down. 

  3. When the beans are done, strain the juice from the beans and reserve. 

  4. With a potato masher smash the beans, adding in reserved liquid. Add additional seasonings as desired.